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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 consistently been, an undeniable fact of lifestyles. humans – specifically children – abuse a number of criminal and unlawful components for any variety of purposes: to accentuate emotions, to accomplish deeper attention, to flee fact, to self-medicate. And as substance-abusing little ones mature, they pose specific demanding situations to the pros charged with conserving them fresh and sober and supporting them keep restoration into adulthood.

Adolescent Substance Abuse: Evidence-Based techniques to Prevention and Treatment bargains transparent, interdisciplinary assistance that grounds readers within the many contexts – developmental, genetic, social, and familial between them – the most important to making potent interventions and prevention equipment. Its members study present findings relating to popularly used remedies, together with psychopharmacology, residential therapy, tuition- and community-based courses, staff houses, and particular different types of person, relations, and workforce therapy.

Accessible to a large expert viewers, this volume:

  • Presents evidence-based help for the remedy decision-making approach via selecting interventions that paintings, may paintings, and don’t paintings.
  • Identifies person features 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 at school and group settings.
  • Adds historic, religious, and criminal views on substance use and misuse.
  • Includes the bonus source, the group 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 application builders in nation and native organisations and graduate scholars in counseling and prevention.

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As such, there is some evidence that prenatal exposure to stimulant drugs can produce long-term changes in neuronal cellular function. H. Kelly et al. , animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus, or there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, and/or the benefits from the use of the drug in pregnant women may be acceptable despite its potential risks), and as such, these medications should be prescribed to pregnant women only if the benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus (Berkowitz, Coustan, & Mochizuki, 1998).

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