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This volume argues that addictive problems among different age groups require different interventions and theoretical conceptualizations. Contributors focus on etiology and course, prevention and early intervention, integrated treatment and policy issues.
Topics explored include treating substance abuse problems in offenders, early detection of alcohol and drug problems, the codependency movement, recovery patterns and issues related specifically to women.
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Table of Contents
PART ONE: ETIOLOGY AND COURSEChildren of Alcoholics and the Intergenerational Transmission of Alcoholism - Ken J Sher A Biopsychosocial PerspectiveA Lifespan Perspective on Natural Recovery (Self-Change) from Alcohol Problems - Linda C Sobell et alPART TWO: MODELS OF PREVENTION AND EARLY INTERVENTIONComparative Effects of Community-Based Drug Abuse Prevention - Mary Ann PentzEarly Identification of Addictive Behaviors Using a Computerized Lifestyle Assessment - Harvey A SkinnerEtiology and Secondary Prevention of Alcohol Problems with Young Adults - John S BaerTreatment for Problem Drinkers - Mark B Sobell and Linda C Sobell A Public Health PriorityPART THREE: INTEGRATED TREATMENT OF ADDICTIVE PROBLEMSRecovery Patterns in Adolescent Substance Abuse - Sandra A BrownThe Offender Substance Abuse Pre-release Program - Lynn O Lightfoot An Empirically Based Model of Treatment for OffendersAdult Marijuana Dependence - Robert S Stephens and Roger A RoffmanA Comprehensive and Integrated System for Treating Alcohol and Drug Problems in Alberta - Leonard Blumenthal and J Robert HunterPART FOUR: POLICY ISSUESHarm Reduction - G Alan Marlatt and Susan F Tapert Reducing the Risks of Addictive BehaviorsWomen's Issues in Alcohol Use and Cigarette Smoking - R Lorraine CollinsThe Codependency Movement - Judith R Gordon and Kimberly Barrett Issues of Context and Differentiation