Adolescent Substance Abuse: Psychiatric Comorbidity and High Risk Behaviors

Adolescent Substance Abuse: Psychiatric Comorbidity and High Risk Behaviors

by Yifrah Kaminer
     
 

ISBN-10: 078903171X

ISBN-13: 9780789031716

Pub. Date: 01/14/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Learn more effective treatments for adolescents with abuse substance disorder

Dual diagnosis of adolescent substance use disorders and comorbid psychiatric disorders must be treated simultaneously to be effective. Adolescent Substance Abuse: Psychiatric Comorbidity and High Risk Behaviors presents leading experts offering insightful viewpoints and

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Learn more effective treatments for adolescents with abuse substance disorder

Dual diagnosis of adolescent substance use disorders and comorbid psychiatric disorders must be treated simultaneously to be effective. Adolescent Substance Abuse: Psychiatric Comorbidity and High Risk Behaviors presents leading experts offering insightful viewpoints and dynamic suggestions on how to best provide simultaneous treatment and integrated services to these youths. The book covers the state of the art in the field of substance use disorders, and reviews different psychiatric disorders and high risk behaviors, and then addresses the issue of integrated services and ethical, legal, and policy issues pertaining to this population.

In the field of adolescent substance abuse treatment, dual diagnosis is the rule rather than the exception, making assessment and treatment complicated. Adolescent Substance Abuse: Psychiatric Comorbidity and High Risk Behaviors comprehensively discusses the magnitude, etiology, and characteristics of problems and substance abuse disorders (SUD), and extensively explains ways to assess, treat, and develop services for adolescents. This unique text closely examines the assessment and treatment of psychiatric comorbid disorders among adolescents such as depression, anxiety disorders, ADHD, and high risk behaviors including suicidal behavior, self-harm behavior, and gambling behavior. The text is extensively referenced and several chapters include helpful tables and figures to clearly display the data.

Topics examined in Adolescent Substance Abuse: Psychiatric Comorbidity and High Risk Behaviors include:

  • etiology of adolescent substance abuse
  • assessment
  • treatment planning
  • psychosocial interventions
  • pharmacological interventions
  • disruptive behavior disorders
  • attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • depression
  • bi-polar mood disorder
  • anxiety disorders
  • trauma and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • suicidal and self-harm behaviors
  • schizophrenia
  • eating disorder
  • gambling behavior

Adolescent Substance Abuse: Psychiatric Comorbidity and High Risk Behaviors is an invaluable resource for mental health professionals, pediatricians, family physicians, nurses, addictions specialists, counselors, educators, students, and drug court professionals who provide assessment and treatment for youths with substance use disorders.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789031716
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/14/2008
Pages:
522
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

About the Editors. Contributors. Acknowledgments. Kaminer, Bukstein, Introduction. Tarter, Vanyukov, Kirisci, Etiology of Substance Use Disorder: Developmental Perspective. Chung, Adolescent Substance Use, Abuse, and Dependence: Prevalence, Course, and Outcomes. Winters, Stinchfielf, Bukstein, Assessing Adolescent Substance Use and Abuse. Fishman, Treatment Planning, Matching, and Placement for Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders. Slesnick, Kaminer, Kelly, Most Common Psychosocial Interventions for Adolescent Substance Use Disorders. Upadhyaya, Deas, Pharmacological Interventions for Adolescent Substance Use Disorders. Stein, Hesselbrock, Bukstein, Conduct Disorder and Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Adolescent Substance Use Disorders. Wilens, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Adolescent Substance Use Disorders. Cornelius, Clark, Depressive Disorders and Adolescent Substance Use Disorders. Goldstein, Bukstein, Bipolar Disorder and Adolescent Substance Use Disorders. Clark, Thatcher, Cornelius, Anxiety Disorders and Adolescent Substance Use Disorders. Hawke, Albert, Ford, Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Adolescent Substance Use Disorders. Goldston, Daniel, Mathias, Dougherty, Suicidal and Nonsuicidal Self-Harm Behaviors in Adolescent Substance Use Disorders. Milin, Comorbidity of Schizophrenia and Substance Use Disorders in Adolescents and Young Adults. Bulik, Shroff, Eating Disorders and Adolescent Substance Use Disorders. Derevensky, Gambling Behaviors and Adolescent Substance Use Disorders. Libby, Riggs, Integrated Substance Use and Mental Health Services for Adolescents: Challenges and Opportunities. White, Popovits, Donohue, Ethical, Legal, and Policy Issues in the Treatment of Co-occurring Substance Use and Psychiatric Disorders Among Adolescents. Index.

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