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Adolescent Addiction

Adolescent Addiction
  • Author : Cecilia A. Essau
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 March 2008
  • ISBN : 9780080559797
  • Pages : 344 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 ratings
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Adolescent Addiction: Epidemiology, Assessment, and Treatment presents a comprehensive review of information on adolescent addiction, including prevalence and co-morbidity rates, risk factors to addiction, and prevention and treatment strategies. Unlike other books that may focus on one specific addiction, this book covers a wide range of addictions in adolescents, including alcohol, cannabis, tobacco, eating, gambling, internet and video games, and sex addiction. Organized into three sections, the book begins with the classification and assessment of adolescent addiction. Section two has one chapter each on the aforementioned addictions, discussing for each the definition, epidemiology, risk factors, co-morbidity, course and outcome, and prevention and intervention. Section three discusses the assessment and treatment of co-morbid conditions in greater detail as well as the social and political implications of adolescent addictions. Intended to be of practical use to clinicians treating adolescent addiction, the book contains a wealth of information that will be of use to the researcher as well. Contributors to the book represent the US, Canada, the UK, New Zealand, and Australia. About the Editor: Cecilia A. Essau is professor of developmental psychopathology at Roehampton University in London, UK. Specializing in child and adolescent psychopathology, she has been an author or editor of 12 previous books in child psychopathology and is author of over 100 research articles and book chapters in this area. Comprehensive with the state-of-the-art information on important and the most common adolescent addiction Easy to understand and organized chapters Written by international experts


Adolescent Addiction

Adolescent Addiction
  • Author : Cecilia Essau
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 03 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKAdolescent Addiction

Adolescent Addiction: Epidemiology, Assessment, and Treatment presents a comprehensive review of information on adolescent addiction, including prevalence and co-morbidity rates, risk factors to addiction, and prevention and treatment strategies. Unlike other books that may focus on one specific addiction, this book covers a wide range of addictions in adolescents, including alcohol, cannabis, tobacco, eating, gambling, internet and video games, and sex addiction. Organized into three sections, the book begins with the classification and assessment of adolescent addiction. Section two has


Adolescent Addiction

Adolescent Addiction
  • Author : Cecilia A. Essau
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 March 2008
GET THIS BOOKAdolescent Addiction

Adolescent Addiction: Epidemiology, Assessment, and Treatment presents a comprehensive review of information on adolescent addiction, including prevalence and co-morbidity rates, risk factors to addiction, and prevention and treatment strategies. Unlike other books that may focus on one specific addiction, this book covers a wide range of addictions in adolescents, including alcohol, cannabis, tobacco, eating, gambling, internet and video games, and sex addiction. Organized into three sections, the book begins with the classification and assessment of adolescent addiction. Section two has


Adolescent Addiction

Adolescent Addiction
  • Author : Cecilia A. Essau,Paul Delfabbro
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 May 2020
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Adolescent Addiction: Epidemiology, Assessment, and Treatment, Second Edition, offers researchers and clinicians a single-volume resource on the nature, extent and treatment of addictive problems in adolescents. Chapters cover the foundations of addictive problems, including developmental, social and neurobiological factors, common addictions among adolescents, including e-cigarettes, shopping, smartphones, social networking and exercise addiction, and challenges and recommendations for future research in adolescent addiction. Chapters in the second half of the book cover clinical characteristics, screening and clinical assessment methods, epidemiology, comorbidity,


Adolescents, Alcohol, and Substance Abuse

Adolescents, Alcohol, and Substance Abuse
  • Author : Peter M. Monti,Suzanne M. Colby,Tracy O'Leary Tevyaw
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release : 27 January 2012
GET THIS BOOKAdolescents, Alcohol, and Substance Abuse

This volume reviews a range of empirically supported approaches to prevention and treatment of adolescent substance use problems. The focus is on motivationally based brief interventions that can be delivered in a variety of contexts, that address key developmental considerations, and that draw on cutting-edge knowledge on addictive behavior change. From expert contributors, coverage encompasses alcohol skills training; integrative behavioral and family therapy; motivational interviewing; interventions for dually diagnosed youth; Internet-based education, prevention, and treatment; and applications to HIV prevention.


Adolescent Substance Abuse

Adolescent Substance Abuse
  • Author : Yifrah Kaminer
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 29 June 2013
GET THIS BOOKAdolescent Substance Abuse

`[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.





Clinical Handbook of Adolescent Addiction

Clinical Handbook of Adolescent Addiction
  • Author : Richard Rosner
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 19 November 2012
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Edited by members of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, this is a practical guide to the management of an adolescent drug use and addiction. It provides the knowledge and tools for successful prevention and intervention efforts in adolescents. The handbook is organized in a user-friendly format so that readers can easily locate the information that is required.


Clinical Handbook of Adolescent Addiction

Clinical Handbook of Adolescent Addiction
  • Author : Richard Rosner
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 19 November 2012
GET THIS BOOKClinical Handbook of Adolescent Addiction

Edited by members of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, this is a practical guide to the management of an adolescent drug use and addiction. It provides the knowledge and tools for successful prevention and intervention efforts in adolescents. The handbook is organized in a user-friendly format so that readers can easily locate the information that is required.


The Oxford Handbook of Adolescent Substance Abuse

The Oxford Handbook of Adolescent Substance Abuse
  • Author : Robert A. Zucker,Sandra A. Brown
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 03 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKThe Oxford Handbook of Adolescent Substance Abuse

Adolescent substance abuse is the nation's #1 public health problem. It originates out of a developmental era where experimentation with the world is increasingly taking place, and where major changes in physical self and social relationships are taking place. These changes cannot be understood by any one discipline nor can they be described by focusing only on the behavioral and social problems of this age period, the characteristics of normal development, or the pharmacology and addictive potential of specific drugs. They


Treating Co-occurring Adolescent PTSD and Addiction

Treating Co-occurring Adolescent PTSD and Addiction
  • Author : Lisa R. Fortuna,Zayda Vallejo
  • Publisher : New Harbinger Publications
  • Release : 01 October 2015
GET THIS BOOKTreating Co-occurring Adolescent PTSD and Addiction

Research has shown that, for many teens, trauma can lead to addiction. Now, for the first time ever, two mental health experts offer a powerful, integrative program to effectively treat teens with these co-occurring issues. Trauma and addiction often present side by side. However, up until now, clinicians have lacked the tools needed to treat these two issues together. Based in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and mindfulness—two proven-effective therapies for addiction and mental health issues—Treating Co-occurring Adolescent PTSD


Innovations in Adolescent Substance Abuse Interventions

Innovations in Adolescent Substance Abuse Interventions
  • Author : Eric Wagner,Holly Waldron
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 September 2001
GET THIS BOOKInnovations in Adolescent Substance Abuse Interventions

Innovations in Adolescent Substance Abuse Interventions focuses on developmentally appropriate approaches to the assessment, prevention, or treatment of substance use problems among adolescents. Organized into 16 chapters, this book begins with an assessment of adolescent substance use; theory, methods, and effectiveness of a drug abuse prevention approach; and problem behavior prevention programming for schools and community groups. Some chapters follow on the community-, family- and school-based interventions for adolescents with substance use problems. Other chapters explain psychopharmacological therapy; the assertive aftercare


Adolescent and Young Adult Addiction

Adolescent and Young Adult Addiction
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Jon Daily
  • Release : 01 September 2012
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This thought provoking book “Adolescent & Young Adult Addiction: The Pathological Relationship to Intoxication and The Interpersonal Neurobiology Underpinnings” discusses the struggles of that the youth of today are faced with and puts forth that adolescent and young adult addicts are not addicted to marijuana, heroin, etc. The name of the drug is an illusion as they are hooked on a pathological “relationship to intoxication.” This book bridges the gap between the mental health and the addiction fields. This book helps


Adolescent Substance Abuse

Adolescent Substance Abuse
  • Author : Carl Leukefeld,Thomas P. Gullotta,Michelle Staton-Tindall
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 02 April 2010
GET THIS BOOKAdolescent Substance Abuse

Substance abuse is, and has always been, an indisputable fact of life. People – especially young people – abuse various legal and illegal substances for any number of reasons: to intensify feelings, to achieve deeper consciousness, to escape reality, to self-medicate. And as substance-abusing teenagers mature, they pose particular challenges to the professionals charged with keeping them clean and sober and helping them maintain recovery into adulthood. Adolescent Substance Abuse: Evidence-Based Approaches to Prevention and Treatment offers clear, interdisciplinary guidance that grounds