By Cecilia A. Essau
Adolescent dependancy: Epidemiology, evaluate, and Treatment offers a accomplished evaluate of data on adolescent habit, together with incidence and co-morbidity charges, possibility components to dependancy, and prevention and therapy options. not like different books which may concentrate on one particular dependancy, this e-book covers a variety of addictions in kids, together with alcohol, hashish, tobacco, consuming, playing, web and games, and intercourse dependancy. prepared into 3 sections, the ebook starts off with the type and evaluation of adolescent dependancy. part has one bankruptcy each one at the aforementioned addictions, discussing for every the definition, epidemiology, threat components, co-morbidity, path and final result, and prevention and intervention. part 3 discusses the evaluate and therapy of co-morbid stipulations in better element in addition to the social and political implications of adolescent addictions.
Intended to be of sensible use to clinicians treating adolescent dependancy, the publication incorporates a wealth of knowledge that would be of use to the researcher in addition. individuals to the e-book signify the united states, 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 learn articles and booklet chapters during this area.
- Comprehensive with the cutting-edge info on vital and the most typical adolescent addiction
- Easy to appreciate and arranged chapters
- Written by way of foreign experts
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Adolescent Addiction: Epidemiology, Assessment, and Treatment (Practical Resources for the Mental Health Professional) by Cecilia A. Essau