Reducing the Risks for Substance Abuse: A Lifespan Approach / Edition 1

Reducing the Risks for Substance Abuse: A Lifespan Approach / Edition 1

by Raymond P. Daugherty
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0306458993

ISBN-13: 9780306458996

Pub. Date: 08/31/1998

Publisher: Springer US

Authors Raymond P. Daugherty and Carl Leukefeld argue for replacing the youth-based, 'zero tolerance' approach to substance abuse prevention that has been dominant in the field over the past two decades. Their dynamic alternative is the Lifestyle Risk Reduction Model, which revises standard prevention strategies to make them relevant throughout the entire life span

Overview

Authors Raymond P. Daugherty and Carl Leukefeld argue for replacing the youth-based, 'zero tolerance' approach to substance abuse prevention that has been dominant in the field over the past two decades. Their dynamic alternative is the Lifestyle Risk Reduction Model, which revises standard prevention strategies to make them relevant throughout the entire life span. Features of this revolutionary new paradigm include Five Principles of Lifestyle Risk Reduction (LRR), Five Conditions of Effective LRR, and the LLR Formulas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306458996
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
08/31/1998
Series:
Prevention in Practice Library Series
Edition description:
1998
Pages:
178
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Mapping Prevention: For Childhood or the Life Span? Rethinking Prevention from a Lifetime Perspective. A Foundation for Lifespan-Focused Prevention. Learning from Youth-Focused Prevention Models. Behavior: The Ultimate Risk and Protective Factor. Maximizing Behavior Change. Special Issues in Lifestyle Risk Reduction. Concluding Remarks. Index.

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