Cecilia A. Essau's Adolescent Addiction: Epidemiology, Assessment, and PDF

By Cecilia A. Essau

Adolescent habit: Epidemiology, overview, and Treatment provides a accomplished assessment of knowledge on adolescent habit, together with occurrence and co-morbidity premiums, hazard elements to dependancy, and prevention and therapy concepts. in contrast to different books which can concentrate on one particular habit, this publication covers quite a lot of addictions in children, together with alcohol, hashish, tobacco, consuming, playing, net and games, and intercourse habit. equipped into 3 sections, the e-book starts off with the type and evaluate of adolescent dependancy. part has one bankruptcy every one at the aforementioned addictions, discussing for every the definition, epidemiology, danger elements, co-morbidity, direction and consequence, and prevention and intervention. part 3 discusses the evaluate and therapy of co-morbid stipulations in larger aspect in addition to the social and political implications of adolescent addictions.

Intended to be of sensible use to clinicians treating adolescent habit, the publication encompasses a wealth of data that may be of use to the researcher in addition. participants to the e-book symbolize the U.S., Canada, the united kingdom, New Zealand, and Australia.

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

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