Handbook of Child and Adolescent Drug and Substance Abuse Pharmacological, Developmental, and Clinical Considerations
Edition: 2nd 2012
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Description: More than 90 percent of adults with current substance use disorders started using before age 18, engaging in behaviors that affect healthy neurological and psychological development. This handbook provides a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of the nature and extent of substance use by children and adolescents. Discussion is included on the direct impact on health, safety, and wellbeing, as well as that of families and communities. This book will enable health and social care professionals, students, and policy makers to develop effective prevention and treatment services for children and adolescents affected by substance of abuse.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 1/6/2012
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
|Extent of Use and Pharmacological Considerations|
|Explaining Child and Adolescent Use of the Drugs and Substances of Abuse|
|Exposure to the Drugs and Substances of Abuse from Conception through Childhood|
|Effects of the Drugs and Substances of Abuse on Learning and Memory During Childhood and Adolescence|
|Detecting Adolescent Use of the Drugs and Substances of Abuse: Selected Quick-Screen Psychometric Tests|
|Dual Diagnosis Among Adolescents|
|Preventing and Treating Child and Adolescent Use of the Drugs and Substances of Abuse|
|Appendix: Abbreviations Used in the Text|
|About the Authors|