By Cecilia A. Essau

ISBN-10: 0123736250

ISBN-13: 9780123736253

ISBN-10: 012405482X

ISBN-13: 9780124054820

Adolescent dependancy: Epidemiology, evaluation, and Treatment offers a entire evaluate of data on adolescent habit, together with incidence and co-morbidity charges, probability components to habit, and prevention and therapy suggestions. not like different books which can specialise in one particular dependancy, this publication covers quite a lot of addictions in teenagers, together with alcohol, hashish, tobacco, consuming, playing, net and games, and intercourse habit. prepared into 3 sections, the ebook starts off with the type and overview of adolescent dependancy. part has one bankruptcy each one at the aforementioned addictions, discussing for every the definition, epidemiology, chance elements, co-morbidity, direction and final result, and prevention and intervention. part 3 discusses the evaluate and remedy of co-morbid stipulations in better aspect in addition to the social and political implications of adolescent addictions.

Intended to be of useful use to clinicians treating adolescent habit, the ebook features a wealth of data that might be of use to the researcher in addition. participants to the publication symbolize the USA, 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 past books in baby psychopathology and is writer of over a hundred examine articles and ebook chapters during this area.

  • Comprehensive with the cutting-edge details on very important and the most typical adolescent addiction
  • Easy to appreciate and arranged chapters
  • Written by way of overseas experts

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