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The book provides readers from a range of professional backgrounds with authoritative and up to date information about the effects of alcohol use in the young and, particularly, its management, with an emphasis on interventions whose effectiveness is supported by evidence....
The book provides readers from a range of professional backgrounds with authoritative and up to date information about the effects of alcohol use in the young and, particularly, its management, with an emphasis on interventions whose effectiveness is supported by evidence.
Written by an internationally renowned team of contributors, chapters span five key sections: The Phenomenon and Impact of Youth Drinking; Neurobiology; Prevention and Early Intervention; Assessment and Diagnosis; and Treatment.
Glossary and abbreviations (Joseph M. Rey).
Part I: The phenomenon and impact of youth drinking.
1 The phenomenon of youth drinking (Fiona Measham and Jeanette Østergaard).
2 Early onset drinking(Shauncie M. Skidmore, Rose A. Juhasz, and Robert A. Zucker).
3 The short- and long-term consequences of adolescent alcohol use (Joseph M. Boden and David M. Fergusson).
Part II: Neurobiology.
4 The biology of alcohol and alcohol misuse (John B. Saunders0.
5 Alcohol and the developing brain (Linda Patia Spear).
6 Genetic influences on alcohol use and alcohol use disorders (Michael T. Lynskey and Arpana Agrawal).
Part III: Prevention and early intervention.
7 Alcohol policy and the prevention of harm in young people (John B. Saunders, Peter Anderson, and Joseph M. Rey).
8 Community-based approaches to prevention: reducing high-risk drinking and alcohol-related damage among youth and young adults (Norman Giesbrecht and Linda Bosma).
9 Brief alcohol intervention in young people (Eileen F. S. Kaner and Bridgette M. Bewick).
10 Preventing and responding to alcohol misuse in specific contexts: schools, colleges, the military (Joseph M. Rey and Robert F. Saltz).
Part IV: Assessment and diagnosis.
11 The clinical interview of young people about alcohol use (Yvonne Bonomo).
12 Detection, evaluation, and diagnosis of alcohol use disorders (Maree Teesson, Sonja Memedovic, Louise Mewton, Tim Slade, and Andrew Baillie).
Part V: Treatment.
13 Recognition and acute management of severe alcohol intoxication and withdrawal in youth (Federico E. Vaca and Rockan Sayegh).
14 Working with families of adolescents who misuse alcohol (Lorna Templeton).
15 Psychosocial treatment for adolescents with alcohol use disorders (Deborah Deas and Andrew Clark).
16 Pharmacological approaches to the treatment of alcohol dependence in the young (Bankole A. Johnson).
17 Alcoholics Anonymous and young people (John F. Kelly and Julie D. Yeterian).
18 Epidemiology and management of alcohol misuse comorbid with otherdisorders (Katherine M. Keyes and Deborah S. Hasin).