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AuthorKaminer, Yifrah. author
TitleAdolescent Substance Abuse [electronic resource] : A Comprehensive Guide to Theory and Practice / by Yifrah Kaminer
ImprintBoston, MA : Springer US : Imprint: Springer, 1994
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Descript XIV, 265 p. online resource


̀[This] volume provides a unique and advantageous perspective to the trainees and practitioners in the adolescent substance abuse field. It offers a sophisticated perspective on addiction treatment techniques developed in recent years, with a sensitivity to the social and developmental needs of the adolescent.' Marc Galanter, from the Foreword


I. Understanding Adolescent Substance Use -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Terminology and Classification -- 3. Epidemiology of Adolescent Substance Use and Adolescent Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders -- 4. Etiology and Pathogenesis of Adolescent Substance Use and Adolescent Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders -- 5. Dual Diagnosis: Adolescent Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders and Psychiatric Comorbidity -- 6. Adolescent Substance Use and Adolescent Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders: Relation to Suicidal Behavior -- 7. Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome and Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders in Children and Adolescents -- 8. Maternal and Infancy Addiction: Adolescent Mothers and Their Offspring -- II. Interventions: Prevention of Adolescent Substance Use and Assessment and Treatment of Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders -- 9. Prevention of High-Risk Behaviors: Adolescent Substance Use, Adolescent Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders, and Suicide -- 10. The Assessment Process -- 11. Treatment Selection and Modalities

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