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Author Pagliaro, Louis A.

Title Handbook of child and adolescent drug and substance abuse : pharmacological, developmental, and clinical considerations / Louis A. Pagliaro and Ann Marie Pagliaro
Published Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley and Sons, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents pt. 1. Extent of use and pharmacological considerations -- pt. 2. Developmental considerations -- pt. 3. Clinical considerations
Summary More than 90 percent of adults with current substance use disorders started using before age 18, engaging in behaviors that affect healthy neurological and psychological development. This handbook provides a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of the nature and extent of substance use by children and adolescents. The authors examine the direct impact on health, safety, and well being, as well as that of families and communities. This book will enable mental health professionals, students, and policy makers to develop effective prevention and treatment services for children and adolescents affected by substance abuse
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Adolescence -- Substance use -- North America.
Children -- Substance use -- North America.
Substance abuse -- North America.
Substance-Related Disorders.
Pharmaceutical Preparations.
North America.
Form Electronic book
Author Pagliaro, Ann M.
ISBN 1118117948 (ebook)
9781118117941 (ebook)