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By Yifrah Kaminer, Oscar G. Bukstein

Twin prognosis of adolescent substance use issues and comorbid psychiatric problems needs to be taken care of at the same time to be powerful. Adolescent Substance Abuse: Psychiatric Comorbidity and excessive chance Behaviors offers prime specialists providing insightful viewpoints and dynamic feedback on the best way to top supply simultaneous therapy and built-in providers to those youths. The ebook covers the cutting-edge within the box of substance use problems, studies varied psychiatric problems and excessive hazard behaviors, after which addresses the difficulty of built-in providers and moral, felony, and coverage concerns relating this inhabitants. The textual content is largely referenced and several other chapters contain beneficial tables and figures to obviously show the information.

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An adoption study of drug abuse/dependency in females. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 37, 88-94. , & Patenza, M. (2003). Developmental neurotoxicity of motivation in adolescence: A critical period of addiction vulnerability. American Journal of Psychiatry, 160, 1041-1052. , & King, K. (2004). Trajectories of alcohol and drug use and dependence from adolescence to adulthood: The effects of familial alcoholism and personality. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 113, 483-498. Clark, D. , Neighbors, B. , Lesnick, L.

Kaminer, Y. (1992). Patterns of affective comorbidity in a clinical population of dually diagnosed substance abusers. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 31, 1041-1045. Christie, K. , Burke, J. , Regier, D. , Rae, D. , Boyd, J. , & Locke, B. Z. (1988). Epidemiologic evidence for early onset of mental disorders and higher risk of drug abuse in young adults. American Journal of Psychiatry, 145, 971-975. , Panichelli-Mindel, S. , & Ungemack J. (2006). Psychiatric syndromes in adolescents with marijuana abuse and dependence in outpatient treatment.

Cadoret, Troughton, O’Gorman, and Heywood (1986) found that a biological background of alcohol problems predicted drug abuse in adoptees. In a subsequent study, the rate of abuse of nonalcoholic drugs was significantly greater in probands having a family history of drug abuse compared to probands with a family history of alcoholism (Meller, Rinehart, Cadoret, & Troughton, 1988). Whereas this finding points to a certain specificity of the liabilities for alcohol and drug abuse, no relationship was observed between the particular substances abused by the biological parent and the adoptee (Yates, Cadoret, Troughton, & Stewart, 1996).

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