Adolescent Substance Abuse: Psychiatric Comorbidity and High by Yifrah Kaminer, Oscar G. Bukstein

By Yifrah Kaminer, Oscar G. Bukstein

Twin prognosis of adolescent substance use problems and comorbid psychiatric issues has to be handled at the same time to be potent. Adolescent Substance Abuse: Psychiatric Comorbidity and excessive danger Behaviors provides prime specialists supplying insightful viewpoints and dynamic feedback on the right way to top offer simultaneous therapy and built-in companies to those youths. The ebook covers the cutting-edge within the box of substance use issues, experiences diversified psychiatric problems and excessive chance behaviors, after which addresses the difficulty of built-in companies and moral, criminal, and coverage matters bearing on this inhabitants. The textual content is widely referenced and several other chapters contain useful tables and figures to obviously exhibit the information.

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Large body size at three years of age predisposes to aggression later in childhood (Raine, Reynolds, Venables, Mednick, & Farrington, 1998). It is well established that aggressiveness in childhood commonly presages substance use in adolescence. On the other hand, the youngster who appears physically less mature may also be at heightened risk for substance use concomitant to marginalization or rejection by same age peers. In this pathway, substance use is a response to an aversive state, such as loneliness, social stress, or low self-esteem.

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