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By Thomas P. Gullotta (auth.), Carl Leukefeld, Thomas P. Gullotta, Michelle Staton-Tindall (eds.)

ISBN-10: 0387097309

ISBN-13: 9780387097305

ISBN-10: 0387097325

ISBN-13: 9780387097329

Substance abuse is, and has regularly been, an incontrovertible fact of lifestyles. humans – specially adolescents – abuse a variety of felony and unlawful elements for any variety of purposes: to accentuate emotions, to accomplish deeper recognition, to flee fact, to self-medicate. And as substance-abusing young children mature, they pose specific demanding situations to the pros charged with protecting them fresh and sober and supporting them keep restoration into adulthood.

Adolescent Substance Abuse: Evidence-Based techniques to Prevention and Treatment deals transparent, interdisciplinary advice that grounds readers within the many contexts – developmental, genetic, social, and familial between them – an important to making potent interventions and prevention tools. Its members research present findings relating to popularly used cures, together with psychopharmacology, residential therapy, university- and community-based courses, workforce houses, and particular kinds of person, kinfolk, and staff therapy.

Accessible to a large specialist viewers, this volume:

  • Presents evidence-based help for the therapy decision-making strategy via choosing interventions that paintings, may perhaps paintings, and don’t paintings.
  • Identifies person characteristics linked to susceptibility to substance abuse and habit in youth.
  • Provides a biogenetic version of the consequences of gear at the mind (and refines the concept that of gateway drugs).
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of prevention courses in class and neighborhood settings.
  • Adds old, non secular, and criminal views on substance use and misuse.
  • Includes the bonus source, the neighborhood Prevention guide on Adolescent Substance Abuse and Treatment.

This quantity is an all-in-one reference for counseling pros and clinicians operating with formative years and households in addition to software builders in country and native organisations and graduate scholars in counseling and prevention.

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The research literature on this topic is vast and equivocal, with reports ranging from virtually no adverse health consequences (Giannelli, Doyle, Roman, Pelerin, & Hermon, 2003; Leviton & Cowan, 2002; Savitz, Chan, Herring, Howards, & Hartmann, 2008) to early term birth and increased risk of miscarriage (Bech, Nohr, Vaeth, Henriksen, & Olsen, 2005; George, Granath, Johansson, Olander, & Cnattingius, 2006; Rasch, 2003). There have also been reports of a neonatal abstinence syndrome (Leviton, 1992), but it has not been thoroughly investigated.

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