Adolescent Substance Abuse: Assessment, Prevention and Treatment

Adolescent Substance Abuse: Assessment, Prevention and Treatment

by Oscar Gary Bukstein


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471550808
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/14/1995
Series: Wiley Series on Personality Processes Series , #176
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 6.38(w) x 9.31(h) x 0.81(d)

About the Author

OSCAR GARY BUKSTEIN, MD, is Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and Medical Director of both the Child and Parent Behavior Clinic and the Outpatient and Partial Hospitalization Programs at the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic. Dr. Bukstein also serves as Medical Director of the Pittsburgh Adolescent Alcohol Research Center. He was made a Mead Johnson Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association in 1985, and in 1983, he received the Hamilton F. Ford Award for Psychiatry in Medicine. Dr. Bukstein earned his MD from the University of Texas, Galveston.

Table of Contents

Historical and Theoretical Perspectives.



Development, Risk, and Consequences.

Coexisting Psychiatric Disorders.


Medical Evaluation.

Treatment Settings and Special Treatment Populations.

Treatment Modalities.


Future Directions.



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