Adolescent Substance Abuse

A Comprehensive Guide to Theory and Practice

  • Yifrah Kaminer

Part of the Critical Issues in Psychiatry book series (CIPS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Understanding Adolescent Substance Use

  3. Interventions: Prevention of Adolescent Substance Use and Assessment and Treatment of Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders

  4. Back Matter
    Pages 257-265

About this book


`[This] volume provides a unique and advantageous perspective to the trainees and practitioners in the adolescent substance abuse field. It offers a sophisticated perspective on addiction treatment techniques developed in recent years, with a sensitivity to the social and developmental needs of the adolescent.'
Marc Galanter, from the Foreword.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Yifrah Kaminer
    • 1
  1. 1.Alcohol Research CenterThe University of Connecticut Health CenterFarmingtonUSA

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