By Yifrah Kaminer, Ken C Winters
Medical guide of Adolescent Substance Abuse therapy brings jointly huge new learn within the box of adolescent substance abuse to function a complete source for psychiatrists, psychologists, social employees, substance abuse experts, and different clinicians, in addition to citizens and scholars of psychology. It presents the newest information regarding adolescent substance abuse evaluation, prevention and therapy. designated emphasis is given to diverse psychosocial and pharmacological interventions as well as the remedy of assorted coexisting psychiatric issues. This super well timed and useful advisor bargains a assessment of such a lot components of abuse presently to be had, covers laboratory paintings for drug detection in adolescence, and discusses the criminal obstacles of school-based evaluation of substance abuse. all of the sixteen chapters within the handbook presents thorough exam of every subject, succinct summaries, prompt readings, and referrals to proper sites and different assets for extra research. Case vignettes and visible aids comparable to tables and charts illustrate and strengthen key innovations. Readers will locate this handbook a useful source in furthering their realizing of adolescent substance abuse and lengthening their effectiveness in offering therapy.
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2005). As another example, some adolescents endorsed “using more or longer than intended” because they drank more than the usual amount needed to become intoxicated, rather than due to the intended meaning of the symptom, which involves a failed attempt to cut down on drinking. Differences between adolescents and adults in their interpretation of certain SUD symptoms may lead to biased estimates of SUD in youth (Harford et al. 2005). These differences emphasize the importance of careful construction of symptom queries and of probing adolescents’ responses to ensure that the interviewer and respondent have a shared understanding of the phenomenon being queried.
The MTF collects substance use data annually from students in grades 8, 10, and 12, and the NSDUH collects annual data on rates of substance use and SUDs from respondents age 12 and older. These two national surveys provide complementary sources of information on the prevalence of adolescent substance use. Patterns of Substance Use Onset The prevalence of substance use increases steadily over ages 12–21 (Johnston et al. 2009; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration 2008c). , cocaine, opiates) are relatively low (Johnston et al.
Clin Psychol Rev 26:149–161, 2006 Chung T, Martin CS: Classification and short-term course of cannabis, hallucinogen, cocaine, and opioid disorders in treated adolescents. J Consult Clin Psychol 73:995–1004, 2005 Chung T, Martin CS, Armstrong TD, et al: Prevalence of DSM-IV alcohol diagnoses and symptoms in adolescent community and clinical samples. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:546–554, 2002 20 Clinical Manual of Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment Chung T, Maisto SA, Cornelius JR, et al: Joint trajectory analysis of treated adolescents’ alcohol use and symptoms over 1 year.