By Cecilia A. Essau
Adolescent dependancy: Epidemiology, evaluation, and Treatment offers a accomplished evaluation of knowledge on adolescent habit, together with occurrence and co-morbidity charges, danger components to dependancy, and prevention and therapy techniques. not like different books which could concentrate on one particular habit, this ebook covers quite a lot of addictions in youth, together with alcohol, hashish, tobacco, consuming, playing, net and games, and intercourse habit. prepared into 3 sections, the e-book starts off with the class and evaluate of adolescent habit. part has one bankruptcy every one at the aforementioned addictions, discussing for every the definition, epidemiology, chance components, co-morbidity, path and end result, and prevention and intervention. part 3 discusses the review and remedy of co-morbid stipulations in better element in addition to the social and political implications of adolescent addictions.
Intended to be of functional use to clinicians treating adolescent dependancy, the booklet features a wealth of data that might be of use to the researcher to boot. participants to the booklet characterize the USA, Canada, the united kingdom, New Zealand, and Australia.
About the Editor: Cecilia A. Essau is professor of developmental psychopathology at Roehampton collage 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 publication chapters during this area.
- Comprehensive with the state of the art details on very important and the commonest adolescent addiction
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Adolescent Addiction: Epidemiology, Assessment, and Treatment (Practical Resources for the Mental Health Professional) by Cecilia A. Essau