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Title College drinking and drug use / edited by Helene Raskin White, David L. Rabiner
Published New York : Guilford Press, [2012]
©2012
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 306 pages) : illustrations
Series Duke series in child development and public policy
Duke series in child development and public policy.
Contents pt. 1. The scope of the problem -- pt. 2. Biological and neuropsychological aspects of substance use -- pt. 3. Psychological and social aspects of substance use -- pt. 4. Prevention and intervention strategies -- pt. 5. Policy issues
Summary "Substance use among college students can result in serious academic and safety problems and have long-term negative repercussions. This state-of-the-art volume draws on the latest research on students' alcohol and drug use to provide useful suggestions for how to address this critical issue on college campuses. Leading researchers from multiple disciplines examine the prevalence and nature of substance use by students; biological and neuropsychological considerations; psychological and social aspects; prevention; and policy. Exemplary programs are presented--including brief interventions, comprehensive prevention programs, and recovery support programs--enhancing the utility of the book for campus-based clinicians and administrators"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Alcoholism -- United States -- Prevention.
College students -- Alcohol use -- United States.
College students -- Substance use -- United States.
Substance abuse -- United States -- Prevention.
Form Electronic book
Author Rabiner, David L.
White, Helene Raskin, 1949-
ISBN 1609189590 (electronic bk.)
9781609189594 (electronic bk.)
(hardback ; acid-free paper)
(hardback ; acid-free paper)