Handbook of Child and Adolescent Drug and Substance Abuse : Pharmacological, Developmental, and Clinical Considerations.Material type: TextSeries: Wiley Online LibraryPublisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2011Edition: 2nd edDescription: 1 online resource (529 p.)ISBN: 9781118101056 (electronic bk.); 1118101057 (electronic bk.); 9781118117941 (electronic bk.); 1118117948 (electronic bk.)Subject(s): Children -- Drug use -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Teenagers -- Drug use -- Handbooks, manuals, etcAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Handbook of Child and Adolescent Drug and Substance Abuse.LOC classification: RJ506.D78 | P345Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Front Matter -- Extent of Use and Pharmacological Considerations. The Psychodepressants -- The Psychostimulants -- The Psychodelics -- Developmental 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 -- Clinical Considerations. 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 -- References -- Index -- About the Authors --.
An insightful and comprehensive guide covering the nature of drug and substance useand abuse by children and adolescentsThe Handbook of Child and Adolescent Drug and Substance Abuse provides a comprehensive, up-to-date review of the unique nature and extent of substance use by children and adolescents and its direct impact on their health, safety, and well-being, as well as that of their families and communities. Written from a developmental perspective, the chapters cover biological, psychological, and sociological theories for the abuse of alcohol and other substances by children and adolesc.
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