Adolescent Substance Abuse: Evidence-Based Approaches to by Carl Leukefeld,Thomas P. Gullotta,Michelle Staton-Tindall

By Carl Leukefeld,Thomas P. Gullotta,Michelle Staton-Tindall

Substance abuse is, and has constantly been, an incontrovertible fact of existence. humans – in particular teens – abuse quite a few felony and unlawful ingredients for any variety of purposes: to accentuate emotions, to accomplish deeper recognition, to flee truth, to self-medicate. And as substance-abusing young ones mature, they pose specific demanding situations to the pros charged with conserving them fresh and sober and supporting them retain restoration into adulthood.

Adolescent Substance Abuse: Evidence-Based ways to Prevention and Treatment bargains transparent, interdisciplinary suggestions that grounds readers within the many contexts – developmental, genetic, social, and familial between them – the most important to making powerful interventions and prevention tools. Its participants research present findings concerning popularly used treatments, together with psychopharmacology, residential therapy, tuition- and community-based courses, team houses, and particular kinds of person, relatives, and workforce therapy.

Accessible to a large expert viewers, this quantity: (1) offers evidence-based aid for the remedy decision-making method through choosing interventions that paintings, may well paintings, and don’t paintings. (2) Identifies person characteristics linked to susceptibility to substance abuse and dependancy in early life. (3) presents a biogenetic version of the results of gear at the mind (and refines the idea that of gateway drugs). (4) Evaluates the effectiveness of prevention courses at school and group settings. (5) provides historic, non secular, and felony views on substance use and misuse. (6) contains 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 kingdom and native organisations and graduate scholars in counseling and prevention.

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