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By Cecilia A. Essau

ISBN-10: 0123736250

ISBN-13: 9780123736253

ISBN-10: 012405482X

ISBN-13: 9780124054820

Adolescent habit: Epidemiology, evaluate, and Treatment provides a accomplished overview of knowledge on adolescent dependancy, together with occurrence and co-morbidity charges, threat components to dependancy, and prevention and therapy recommendations. not like different books which may specialise in one particular dependancy, this publication covers quite a lot of addictions in youngsters, together with alcohol, hashish, tobacco, consuming, playing, web and games, and intercourse dependancy. equipped into 3 sections, the publication 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 higher 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 includes a wealth of knowledge that may be of use to the researcher in addition. members to the booklet signify the USA, 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 earlier books in baby psychopathology and is writer of over a hundred learn articles and ebook chapters during this area.

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