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By Cecilia A. Essau

Adolescent dependancy: Epidemiology, evaluate, and Treatment provides a accomplished overview of data on adolescent dependancy, together with incidence and co-morbidity charges, threat components to dependancy, and prevention and therapy innovations. in contrast to different books which could concentrate on one particular dependancy, this publication covers quite a lot of addictions in youth, together with alcohol, hashish, tobacco, consuming, playing, net and games, and intercourse dependancy. prepared into 3 sections, the booklet starts with the type and evaluation of adolescent habit. part has one bankruptcy every one at the aforementioned addictions, discussing for every the definition, epidemiology, threat elements, co-morbidity, direction and final result, and prevention and intervention. part 3 discusses the evaluation and therapy of co-morbid stipulations in higher element in addition to the social and political implications of adolescent addictions.

Intended to be of functional use to clinicians treating adolescent habit, the publication incorporates a wealth of data that would be of use to the researcher in addition. members to the booklet signify the U.S., Canada, the united kingdom, New Zealand, and Australia.

About the Editor: Cecilia A. Essau is professor of developmental psychopathology at Roehampton collage in London, united kingdom. focusing on baby and adolescent psychopathology, she has been an writer or editor of 12 past books in baby psychopathology and is writer of over a hundred study articles and booklet chapters during this area.

  • Comprehensive with the state of the art info on very important and the most typical adolescent addiction
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