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Author Staff, National Research Council

Title Preventing Drug Abuse : What Do We Know?
Published Washington : National Academies Press, 1900
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Description 1 online resource (176 pages)
Contents ""Preventing Drug Abuse""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Executive Summary""; ""1 Illicit Drug Use in the United States""; ""DIAGNOSING DRUG PROBLEMS""; ""The Individual Perspective""; ""Age-Related Characteristics""; ""Sequence and Progression of Drug Involvement""; ""Consequences""; ""The Community Perspective""; ""TRENDS IN DRUG USE""; ""Population Survey Results""; ""Validity and Reliability of Survey Data""; ""DAWN Data""; ""Data on Treatment Demand""; ""Drug Abuse and AIDS""; ""Criminal Justice Statistics""; ""Reasons for the Decline in the General Population""
""A Model of Progressive Problem Behavior""""Taking the Model Seriously: Reforming the School""; ""Research Needs""; ""SOCIAL INFLUENCE AND SOCIAL LEARNING""; ""Research Needs""; ""SUMMARY""; ""3 Evaluating Prevention Program Effects""; ""META-ANALYSES OF PREVENTION INTERVENTIONS""; ""Tobler I""; ""Tobler II""; ""Other Meta-Analyses""; ""Summary""; ""THREE PROGRAMS MEETING TOBLER'S CRITERIA""; ""Life Skills Training Program""; ""The Cognitive-Behavioral Approach""; ""The Napa Drug Abuse Prevention Project""; ""DO LARGE-SCALE SOCIAL INFLUENCE PROGRAMS WORK?""; ""Waterloo""; ""Project ALERT""
""DARE""""Here's Looking at You""; ""RESEARCH IN PROGRESS""; ""Developmental Interventions""; ""Midwestern Prevention Project""; ""Summary""; ""MASS MEDIA AND DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION""; ""CONCLUSIONS AND RESEARCH NEEDS""; ""Social Influence Research""; ""Ethnicity and Gender: The Neglected Dimensions""; ""Generic Interventions""; ""Appendix Community Settings and Channels for Prevention""; ""COMMUNITY INTERVENTIONS""; ""Defining Community""; ""Communities and Mass Media""; ""THE LOGIC OF COMMUNITY-WIDE INTERVENTIONS""; ""Epidemiologic Dimensions""; ""Social-Psychological Dimensions""
""DISAGGREGATION OF SPECIAL POPULATIONS""""Age""; ""Race and Ethnicity""; ""Socioeconomic and Economic Factors""; ""SUMMARY""; ""2 Concepts of Prevention""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""The Risk Factor Approach""; ""The Developmental Approach""; ""Social Influence Approaches""; ""The Community-Specific Approach""; ""STUDIES OF RISK AND VULNERABILITY""; ""Genetic and Congenital Predispositions""; ""Personality Characteristics""; ""Socioeconomic Factors at the Neighborhood Level""; ""Relationships Among Risk Factors""; ""Research Needs""; ""THE DEVELOPMENTAL APPROACH""
""Economic Dimensions""""THE SIZE, SCOPE, AND COMPLEXITY OF COMMUNITY INTERVENTIONS""; ""APPROACHES TO COMMUNITY-BASED RESEARCH""; ""Community Participation""; ""Program Implementation and Evaluation""; ""Training and Evaluation""; ""Diffusion Research""; ""Community-Wide Trials""; ""SCHOOL AS A SETTING FOR INTERVENTION""; ""Purpose and Functions of School Health Programs""; ""Components of School Health""; ""Evaluation of School Health Education""; ""The Family as a Channel""; ""THE WORKPLACE SETTING""; ""THE HEALTH CARE SETTING""; ""SUMMARY""; ""REFERENCES""; ""Index""
Notes Print version record
Form Electronic book
Author Gerstein, Dean R.
Green, Lawrence W.
ISBN 0309583837