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

Substance abuse is, and has regularly been, an proven fact of existence. humans – in particular youth – abuse a number of felony and unlawful components for any variety of purposes: to accentuate emotions, to accomplish deeper recognition, to flee truth, to self-medicate. And as substance-abusing kids mature, they pose specific demanding situations to the pros charged with maintaining them fresh and sober and supporting them continue restoration into adulthood.

Adolescent Substance Abuse: Evidence-Based ways to Prevention and Treatment deals transparent, interdisciplinary tips that grounds readers within the many contexts – developmental, genetic, social, and familial between them – the most important to making powerful interventions and prevention equipment. Its participants study present findings concerning popularly used cures, together with psychopharmacology, residential remedy, university- and community-based courses, team houses, and particular different types of person, kin, and team therapy.

Accessible to a large specialist viewers, this volume:

  • Presents evidence-based help for the therapy decision-making procedure by means of deciding upon interventions that paintings, may paintings, and don’t paintings.
  • Identifies person qualities linked to susceptibility to substance abuse and dependancy in youth.
  • Provides a biogenetic version of the results 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 historic, religious, and felony views on substance use and misuse.
  • Includes the bonus source, the neighborhood Prevention instruction manual 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 companies and graduate scholars in counseling and prevention.

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