By Yifrah Kaminer, Ken C Winters
Medical guide of Adolescent Substance Abuse remedy brings jointly vast new learn within the box of adolescent substance abuse to function a entire source for psychiatrists, psychologists, social employees, substance abuse experts, and different clinicians, in addition to citizens and scholars of psychology. It offers the newest information regarding adolescent substance abuse evaluate, prevention and therapy. specified emphasis is given to varied psychosocial and pharmacological interventions as well as the remedy of assorted coexisting psychiatric issues. This super well timed and functional consultant bargains a assessment of so much ingredients of abuse at present to be had, covers laboratory paintings for drug detection in early life, and discusses the criminal limitations of school-based review of substance abuse. all of the sixteen chapters within the handbook offers thorough exam of every subject, succinct summaries, advised readings, and referrals to correct websites and different assets for extra research. Case vignettes and visible aids similar to tables and charts illustrate and strengthen key innovations. Readers will locate this handbook a precious source in furthering their realizing of adolescent substance abuse and lengthening their effectiveness in offering therapy.
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Little is known regarding gender and ethnic differences in SUD prevalence among adolescents, although ethnicity and gender may influence the timing and type of substance-related symptoms reported (Wagner et al. 2002). SUD Diagnosis and Treatment Utilization Very few adolescents who meet criteria for a DSM-IV SUD reported receiving treatment. 6% of teens ages 12–17 reported receiving treatment for alcohol or other drugs in the past year, although 8% met criteria for a past-year DSM-IV SUD diagnosis (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration 2008b).
In the 2001 NSDUH survey, 4% of students ages 12–17 reported one or two alcohol dependence symptoms but did not have an alcohol use di- Prevalence and Clinical Course of Adolescent Substance Use 9 agnosis (Harford et al. 2005). One review found that these subthreshold cases, known as “diagnostic orphans,” represented up to an additional 17% of teens who reported alcohol-related problems in community surveys (Chung et al. 2002). , Wu et al. 2008), highlighting the importance of early detection and intervention in adolescence to halt the progression of substance involvement and to reduce the peak rates of SUD that occur in young adulthood.
Clinical Manual of Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment by Yifrah Kaminer, Ken C Winters