Recognition and Prevention of Major Mental and Substance Use Disorders

Recognition and Prevention of Major Mental and Substance Use Disorders

by William S. Stone, American Psychopathological Association
     
 

The addresses the problem of prevention of major mental and substance use disorders at many levels in order to show how prevention efforts should be informed by a better understanding of etiology and by a knowledge of indicators of vulnerability. The volume addresses issues that are critical precursors to the prevention of mental disorders.

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The addresses the problem of prevention of major mental and substance use disorders at many levels in order to show how prevention efforts should be informed by a better understanding of etiology and by a knowledge of indicators of vulnerability. The volume addresses issues that are critical precursors to the prevention of mental disorders.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585623082
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Pages:
429
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction. Etiology of Major Mental and Substance Use Disorders. Genetic risk factors for mental disorders: general principles and state of the science. Environmental determinants of psychosis: a focus on drug abuse. Social environment and psychiatric disorders: a historical review presented on receipt of the Paul H. Hoch Award. Vulnerability to Major Mental and Substance Use Disorders. Psychobiology of resilience to stress: implications for prevention of anxiety. Cognitive vulnerability to depression: implications for prevention. Vulnerability to alcohol and substance use disorders. Prevention: Lessons from Schizophrenia. Treatment of the schizophrenia prodrome. Adolescent neurodevelopment: a critical period for preventive intervention. Toward prevention of schizophrenia: early detection and intervention. NIH Perspectives on Prevention. Prospects for the prevention of mental illness: integrating neuroscience and behavior. Drugs and alcohol: treating and preventing abuse, addiction and their medical consequences. Alcoholism: developmental patterns of drinking and prevention of alcohol use disorders. Challenges for the Near Future. Prevention of Alzheimer's disease: principles and prospects. Five facts about preventing drug dependence. Prevention of aggressive behavior through middle school using a first-grade classroom-based intervention. Conceptually driven pharmacological approaches to acute trauma. Index.

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