By Cecilia A. Essau

ISBN-10: 0123736250

ISBN-13: 9780123736253

ISBN-10: 012405482X

ISBN-13: 9780124054820

Adolescent dependancy: Epidemiology, overview, and Treatment offers a finished evaluation of data on adolescent habit, together with incidence and co-morbidity charges, possibility components to dependancy, and prevention and therapy techniques. not like different books that could concentrate on one particular dependancy, this ebook covers quite a lot of addictions in youth, together with alcohol, hashish, tobacco, consuming, playing, net and games, and intercourse dependancy. prepared into 3 sections, the booklet starts with the class and review of adolescent habit. part has one bankruptcy each one at the aforementioned addictions, discussing for every the definition, epidemiology, probability components, co-morbidity, direction and consequence, and prevention and intervention. part 3 discusses the evaluate and therapy of co-morbid stipulations in larger element in addition to the social and political implications of adolescent addictions.

Intended to be of useful use to clinicians treating adolescent dependancy, the ebook encompasses a wealth of data that may be of use to the researcher besides. members to the ebook symbolize the U.S., Canada, the united kingdom, New Zealand, and Australia.

About the Editor: Cecilia A. Essau is professor of developmental psychopathology at Roehampton college in London, united kingdom. focusing on baby and adolescent psychopathology, she has been an writer or editor of 12 past books in baby psychopathology and is writer of over a hundred learn articles and booklet chapters during this area.

  • Comprehensive with the cutting-edge details on very important and the commonest adolescent addiction
  • Easy to appreciate and arranged chapters
  • Written by way of overseas experts

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