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100 Questions & Answers About Your Child’s Substance Abuse

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    2014
    ISBN: 9780763779818
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    ISBN: 9780763779818

Substance abuse by children, adolescents, and young adults is a growing problem that can cause great distress within a family and threaten the child’s development or even his or her life. If you are the parent, caregiver, or loved one of a child who is battling substance abuse problems, or if you suspect your child might have a problem, 100 Questions & Answers About Your Child’s Substance Abuse can offer help. This book is an authoritative and user-friendly guide that will enhance your knowledge of this condition and answer your questions about causes, diagnosis, treatment options, and sources of support. This book is an invaluable resource for parents and family members coping with the danger, emotional turmoil, and uncertainty of drug and alcohol abuse.

 

Table of contents

Part  1  The Basics

Part  2  Risk Factors

Part  3  Alcohol Abuse in Adolescents

Part  4  Steroid Use in Adolescents

Part  5  Drug Abuse

Part  6  Assessment and Diagnosis

Part  7  Treatment

 

“Dr. Aromin is one of the few clinicians in the United States who has dedicated his career to the detection and treatment of addictive disorders in adolescents. This excellent book provides an extensive review of the topic of adolescent addiction and is written in an easy-to-read and understand style. It will be a wonderful resource for clinicians and patients alike.”

- Stephen Ross, MD, Director, Division of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, Bellevue Hospital; Clinical Director, NYU Langone Center of Excellence on Addiction, New York University School of Medicine


This is a Jones & Bartlett title, distributed throughout Europe by Class Health.

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