Substance Abuse In Adolescents And Young Adults

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“Dr. Nowinski’s book breaks new ground for professionals working with adolescents and young adults. In clear and practical terms it speaks to the current epidemic of substance abuse among our youths. Beyond describing diagnosis and treatment, this book succeeds in integrating developmental psychology and family therapy techniques with recovery.” —Anthony A. Ferrante, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor of PsychiatrySubstance Abuse in Adolescents and Young Adults discusses the special problems of substance abuse in people from 13 to 23, and ...

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Overview

“Dr. Nowinski’s book breaks new ground for professionals working with adolescents and young adults. In clear and practical terms it speaks to the current epidemic of substance abuse among our youths. Beyond describing diagnosis and treatment, this book succeeds in integrating developmental psychology and family therapy techniques with recovery.” —Anthony A. Ferrante, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor of PsychiatrySubstance Abuse in Adolescents and Young Adults discusses the special problems of substance abuse in people from 13 to 23, and provides advice on setting up treatment programs for young people and their families.

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Integrates principles of developmental psychology and concepts of addictions recovery in an effective approach to diagnosing and treating youthful substance abusers. The goal-setting and intervention strategies have been refined in a range of settings--from structured residential treatment and day hospital programs to outpatient care. They can be applied to adolescents in any stage of drug use. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780393700978
  • Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/1/1990
  • Pages: 268
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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