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Title Alcohol and substance abuse in adolescence / Judith S. Brook, Dan J. Lettieri, David W. Brook, guest editors ; Barry Stimmel, editor
Published New York : Haworth Press, [1985]


Description 1 online resource (206 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Editorial: Adolescent Alcohol and Substance Use and Abuse: A Cause for Concern or for Complacency; Drug Abuse: A Review of Explanations and Models of Explanation; I. Background; II. Defining Theories and Explanations; III. Comparison of Theories; IV. Models of Explanation; V. Overview of Selected Theories; Psychoanalytic Theory; Psychological and Personality Theories; Social Psychological and Sociological Theories; Biomedical Theories; VI. Theoretical Variables and Factors; Conclusion; References
A Developmental Perspective on Adolescent Drug AbuseEarly Adolescence in Contemporary American Society; The Social-Historical Context; Processes Defining Normal Adolescent Development; Cognitive and Psychosocial Consequences of Adolescent Drug Use; Developmental Lag; Amotivational Syndrome (AMS); Psychosocial Dysfunction; Conclusion; References; The Epidemiology of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Among Adolescents; Epidemiological Studies; Monitoring the Future Studies; High School Seniors Overseas: Military Dependents; Enlisted Men: Department of Defense Studies; National Survey on Drug Abuse
NIAAA Surveys of High School Youth: 1974 and 1978Age at Onset of Marijuana Use: Evidence of the Epidemic; Multiple Drug Use; Stages of Drug Use: Considerably More Than Just Unidimensional; Decline in Relative Percent of "Marijuana Only" Users; "Daily" Marijuana Users: Multiple Drug Users; Results of the Analysis; Conclusions; References; The Adaptive Significance of Chronic Marijuana Use for Adolescents and Adults; Adolescent Marijuana Abusers and their Families; Defiance and Provocation; Self-Destructiveness; Anger; Grandiosity; Escaping Competitive Conflicts
Chronic Marijuana Use Among AdultsDefiance and Provocation; Self-Destructiveness; Anger; Grandiosity; Escaping Competitive Conflicts; Closeness and Intimacy; Introspection; Magical Transformation; Summary; References; A Theory of Adolescent Substance Abuse; I. Introduction; II. Method; A. Participants; III. Results; A. Theory; B. Psychological Development and Individuation; IV. Descriptions of Persons Within the Groups Studied; A. Barbiturate/Sedative Hypnotic Users; B. Opiate Users; C. Amphetamine Users; D. Cocaine Users; E. Nonusers; V. The Theory of Adolescent Substance Abuse
A. The Theory of the Adolescent Individuation CrisisB. Adolescent Substance Abuse; C. Stages of Drug Involvement; VI. Areas for Needed Future Research; VII. Conclusions; References; On Processes of Peer Influences in Adolescent Drug Use: A Developmental Perspective; On the Nature of Friendship Studies; Methods; Similarity in Friendship Pairs; Process of Friendship Formation; On the Relative Influence of Parents and Peers; Role of Peers and Parents at Different Stages of Drug Involvement; Duration of Interpersonal Influence; Differentiation of Adolescent Subcultures
Summary This timely volume explores the possible reasons that young people turn to drugs, the most effective methods to manage those who are afflicted, and ways to educate youth to prevent their initial drug involvement
Notes Published also as v. 4, no. 3/4, spring/summer 1985 of Advances in alcohol & substance abuse
"Selective guide to current reference sources on topics discussed in this issue": pages 191-204
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-204)
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Subject Teenagers -- Substance use -- United States
Teenagers -- Drug use -- United States
Teenagers -- Alcohol use -- United States
Youth -- United States -- Substance use
Youth -- Drug use -- United States
Youth -- United States -- Alcohol use
Substance-Related Disorders
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Youth -- Substance use
Youth -- Drug use
Youth -- Alcohol use
Teenagers -- Alcohol use
Teenagers -- Drug use
Teenagers -- Substance use
United States
Form Electronic book
Author Brook, Judith S
Lettieri, Dan J
Brook, David W
ISBN 9781317774297