Preventing Youth Problems / Edition 1

Preventing Youth Problems / Edition 1

by Anthony Biglan, Margaret C. Wang, Herbert J. Walberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 1441933980

ISBN-13: 9781441933980

Pub. Date: 12/22/2010

Publisher: Springer US

This book provides information needed to prevent five of the most common, costly, and dangerous problems of adolescence: anti-social behavior, tobacco use, alcohol and drug abuse, and sexual behavior that risks disease and unwanted pregnancy. It is an important resource for psychologists, sociologists, social workers, and educators, as well as for upper-level

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This book provides information needed to prevent five of the most common, costly, and dangerous problems of adolescence: anti-social behavior, tobacco use, alcohol and drug abuse, and sexual behavior that risks disease and unwanted pregnancy. It is an important resource for psychologists, sociologists, social workers, and educators, as well as for upper-level students in these areas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441933980
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
12/22/2010
Series:
Issues in Children's and Families' Lives Series, #1
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2003
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Anthony Biglan and Herbert J. Walberg.
1. The Prevention of Antisocial Behavior: Beyond Efficacy and Effectiveness Philip A. Fisher.
2. Casual Structure of Alcohol Use and Problems in Early Life: Multilevel Etiology and Implications for Prevention Anthony Biglan and Herbert H. Severson.
3. The prevention of Tobacco Use Anthony Biglan and Herber H. Severson.
4. The Prevention of Drug Abuse Anthony Biglan, Brian Flay, and Sharon L. Foster.
5. Sexual Risk Behaviors among Adolescents Henry D. Anaya, Susan M. Cantwell, and Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus.
6. The Generic Features of Effective Childrearing Anthony Biglan.
7. Conclusions and Recommendations Herbert J. Walberg and Anthony Biglan.
About the Editors. About the Contributors.
Series Mission.
University Advisory Committee. National Advisory Committee.
Index.

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