Youth Substance Abuse: A Reference Handbook, 1st Edition

  • David E. Newton
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  • ISBN-10: 1440839832
  • ISBN-13: 9781440839832
  • DDC: 362.290835
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 320 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released December 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This text provides readers with an in-depth understanding of the essential aspects of youth substance abuseā€”an important contemporary personal, social, and public health issue.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in the Contemporary World Issues Series.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Background and History.
2: Problems, Issues, and Solutions.
Perspectives: Introduction.
3: All Are Welcome to Change.
4: Technology and Nature Enable Ethanol Abuse.
5: E-Cigarette Vapor versus Cigarette Smoke: Is Vapor Really Safer?.
6: The Use of Neurofeedback in Treating Substance Use Disorders in Adolescents.
7: The Demographics of Heroin Abuse Have Shifted Dramatically.
8: The Etiology of Intravenous Heroin Use in Adolescent Girls.
9: Enhancing Motivation for Therapy: The Importance of the Therapeutic Relationship.
10: The Myth of the Drug-Habit: Defining Addiction as a Disease.
11: Substance Abuse and Transgender Youth.
12: Profiles.
Data and Documents: Introduction.
13: Data.
14: Documents.
15: Annotated Bibliography.
16: Chronology.
About the Author.