Handbook of Drug Abuse Prevention

  • Zili Sloboda
  • William J. Bukoski

Part of the Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research book series (HSSR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxviii
  2. Historical Overview

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. William J. Bukoski
      Pages 3-24
  3. Social Contexts of Prevention

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Philip Palmgreen, Lewis Donohew
      Pages 27-43
    3. Gilbert J. Botvin, Kenneth W. Griffin
      Pages 45-74
    4. E. R. Oetting, R. S. Lynch
      Pages 101-127
    5. Michael W. Arthur, Charles D. Ayers, Kelly A. Graham, J. David Hawkins
      Pages 129-144
    6. Barry M. Kibel, Harold D. Holder
      Pages 145-156
    7. Royer F. Cook
      Pages 157-172
    8. Richard F. Catalano, Kevin P. Haggerty, Randy R. Gainey
      Pages 173-196
  4. Prevention as Social Control

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 197-197
    2. Robert L. DuPont, Keith E. Saylor
      Pages 199-215
  5. Theoretical and Empirical Foundations of Prevention

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 243-243
    2. Judith S. Brook, David W. Brook, Linda Richter, Martin Whiteman
      Pages 265-287
    3. Brian R. Flay, John Petraitis
      Pages 289-305
    4. John E. Lochman
      Pages 307-326
    5. Marvin W. Berkowitz, Audrey L. Begun
      Pages 327-348
  6. Special Populations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 349-349
    2. Louise Ann Rohrbach, Joel Milam
      Pages 351-363
    3. Charles R. Martinez Jr., J. Mark Eddy, David S. DeGarmo
      Pages 365-380
    4. William L. Turner, Michael J. Hench
      Pages 381-391
  7. Interactions Between Biology and Social Context—Risks for Multiple Behavioral and Mental Disorders

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 427-427
    2. Michael T. Bardo, Thomas Kelly, Donald R. Lynam, Richard Milich
      Pages 429-446
    3. Ronald C. Kessler, Ellen E. Walters, Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, Laura Andrade, Luiz Guilherme Borges, Jorge J. Caraveo-Anduaga et al.
      Pages 447-472
    4. Leona L. Eggert, Brooke P. Randell
      Pages 473-495
    5. Michael Vanyukov, Howard Moss, Ralph E. Tarter
      Pages 497-519
  8. Research Design, Measurement, And Data Analytic Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 521-521
    2. David P. MacKinnon, James H. Dwyer
      Pages 541-556
    3. Linda M. Collins, Brian P. Flaherty
      Pages 557-573
    4. Steven Schinke, Kristin Cole
      Pages 575-586
    5. Thomas J. Dishion, Bert Burraston, Fuzhong Li
      Pages 587-607
  9. Drug Abuse Prevention: A Look into the Future

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 627-627
    2. Gale Held
      Pages 649-670
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 671-692

About this book


This wide-ranging handbook brings together experts in the sociology of drug abuse prevention. Providing a comprehensive overview of the accumulated knowledge on prevention theory, intervention design, and development and prevention research methodology, this work also promotes prevention science as an evolving field in the practice and policy of drug abuse prevention.

Included are sections on Theoretical and Empirical Foundations, Social Contexts of Prevention, Prevention as Social Control, Special Populations, Research Design and a Look at the Future.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Zili Sloboda
    • 1
  • William J. Bukoski
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Sociology and Institute for Health and Social PolicyThe University of AkronAkronUSA
  2. 2.National Institute on Drug AbuseNational Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA

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