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Title Adolescent addiction : epidemiology, assessment and treatment / edited by Cecilia A. Essau
Edition First edition
Published Amsterdam ; Boston ; London : Academic, 2008


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  616.8600835 Ess/Aae  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 332 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Practical resources for the mental health professional
Practical resources for the mental health professional.
Contents Pt. I. General Issues -- 1. Foundations of addictive Problems: Developmental, Social and Neurobiological Factors / Michele Preyde and Gerald Adams -- 2. Classification and Assessment of Substance Use Disorders in Adolescents / Ty A. Ridenour, Bethany C. Bray, Heather S. Scott and Linda B. Cottler -- Pt. II. Specific Adolescent Addictions -- 3. Alcohol Use, Abuse and Dependence / Cecilia A. Essau and Delyse Hutchinson -- 4. Cannabis Abuse and Dependence / Wayne Hall, Louisa Degenhardt and George Patton -- 5. Tobacco Use and dependence / Judith S. Brook, Kerstin Pahl and David W. Brook -- 6. Eating Addiction / David H. Gleaves and Janet D. Carter -- 7. Gambling Practices Among Youth: Etiology, Prevention and Treatment / Rina Gupta and Jeffrey L. Derevensky -- 8. Internet and Video-game Addiction / Mark Griffiths -- 9. Teen Sexual Addiction / Steve Sussman -- Pt. III. Epilogue -- 10. Comorbidity of Addictive Problems: Assessment and Treatment Implications / Cecilia A. Essau -- 11. Social and Political Implications / Paul McArdle
Summary "Adolescent Addiction: Epidemiology, Assessment, and Treatment presents a comprehensive review of information on adolescent addiction, including prevalence and co-morbidity rates, risk factors to addiction, and prevention and treatment strategies. Unlike other books that may focus on one specific addiction, this book covers a wide range of addictions in adolescents, including alcohol, cannabis, tobacco, eating, gambling, internet and video games, and sex addiction."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Compulsive behavior in adolescence -- Treatment.
Compulsive behavior in adolescence.
Substance abuse -- Treatment.
Teenagers -- Substance use.
Behavior, Addictive.
Substance-Related Disorders.
Author Essau, Cecilia.
ISBN 0123736250 (hbk.)
9780123736253 (hbk.)