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Young people and alcohol : impact, policy, prevention, treatment /
edited by John B. Saunders, Joseph M. Rey.
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Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
description
xxvii, 356 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
1444335987 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9781444335989 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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imprint
Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
isbn
1444335987 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781444335989 (pbk. : alk. paper)
contents note
The phenomenon of youth drinking / Fiona Measham and Jeanette Ƙstergaard -- Early onset drinking / Shauncie M. Skidmore, Rose A. Juhasz, and Robert A. Zucker -- The short and long term consequences of adolescent alcohol use / Joseph M. Boden and David M. Fergusson -- The biology of alcohol and alcohol misuse / John B. Saunders -- Alcohol and the developing brain / Linda Patia Spear -- Genetic influences on alcohol use and alcohol use disorders / Michael T. Lynskey and Arpana Agrawal -- Alcohol policy and the prevention of harm in young people / John B. Saunders, Peter Anderson, and Joseph M. Rey -- Community-based approaches to prevention : reducing high-risk drinking and alcohol related damage among youth and young adults / Norman Giesbrecht and Linda Bosma -- Brief alcohol intervention in young people / Eileen F.S. Kaner and Bridgette M. Bewick -- Preventing and responding to alcohol misuse in specific contexts : schools, colleges, the military / Joseph M. Rey and Robert F. Saltz -- The clinical interview of youth about alcohol use / Yvonne Bonomo -- Detection, evaluation and diagnosis of alcohol use disorders / Maree Teesson, Sonja Memedovic, Louise Mewton, Tim Slade and Andrew Baillie -- Recognition and acute management of severe alcohol intoxication and withdrawal in youth / Federico E. Vaca and Rockan Sayegh -- Working with families of adolescents who misuse alcohol / Lorna Templeton -- Psychosocial treatment for adolescents with alcohol use disorders / Deborah Deas and Andrew Clark -- Pharmacological approaches to the treatment of alcohol dependence in the young / Bankole A. Johnson -- Alcoholics Anonymous and young people / John F. Kelly and Julie D. Yeterian -- Epidemiology and management of alcohol misuse comorbid with other disorders / Katherine M. Keyes and Deborah S. Hasin.
catalogue key
7782609
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
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A practical & comprehensive reference for professionals & researchers in the field of alcohol misuse who work with people aged 12 to 25 years, this book provides readers from a range of professional backgrounds with authoritative & up to date information about the effects of alcohol use in the young and, particularly, its management.
Long Description
Young People and Alcohol is a practical and comprehensive reference for professionals and researchers in the field of alcohol misuse who work with people aged 12 to 25 years. The book provides readers from a range of professional backgrounds with authoritative and up to date information about the effects of alcohol use in the young and, particularly, its management, with an emphasis on interventions whose effectiveness is supported by evidence. Written by an internationally renowned team of contributors, chapters span five key sections: The Phenomenon and Impact of Youth Drinking; Neurobiology; Prevention and Early Intervention; Assessment and Diagnosis; and Treatment. FEATURES Focus is on treatment, relating the science to everyday clinical practice Evidence-based Lists of further resources Tables and flowcharts Glossary of key terms and abbreviations
Main Description
'Young People and Alcohol is a practical and comprehensive reference for professionals and researchers in the field of alcohol misuse who work with people aged 12 to 25 years. The book provides readers from a range of professional backgrounds with authoritative and up to date information about the effects of alcohol use in the young and, particularly, its management, with an emphasis on interventions whose effectiveness is supported by evidence. Written by an internationally renowned team of contributors, chapters span five key sections: The Phenomenon and Impact of Youth Drinking; Neurobiology; Prevention and Early Intervention; Assessment and Diagnosis; and Treatment. FEATURES Focus is on treatment, relating the science to everyday clinical practice. Evidence-based List of further resources Tables and flowcharts Glossary of key terms and abbreviations
Main Description
Young People and Alcohol is a practical and comprehensive reference for professionals and researchers in the field of alcohol misuse who work with people aged 12 to 25 years. The book provides readers from a range of professional backgrounds with authoritative and up to date information about the effects of alcohol use in the young and, particularly, its management, with an emphasis on interventions whose effectiveness is supported by evidence. Written by an internationally renowned team of contributors, chapters span five key sections: The Phenomenon and Impact of Youth Drinking; Neurobiology; Prevention and Early Intervention; Assessment and Diagnosis; and Treatment. FEATURES Focus is on treatment, relating the science to everyday clinical practice. Evidence-based List of further resources Tables and flowcharts Glossary of key terms and abbreviations
Main Description
Young People and Alcohol' is a practical and comprehensive reference for professionals and researchers in the field of alcohol misuse who work with people aged 12 to 25 years. The book provides readers from a range of professional backgrounds with authoritative and up to date information about the effects of alcohol use in the young and, particularly, its management, with an emphasis on interventions whose effectiveness is supported by evidence. Written by an internationally renowned team of contributors, chapters span five key sections: The Phenomenon and Impact of Youth Drinking; Neurobiology; Prevention and Early Intervention; Assessment and Diagnosis; and Treatment. FEATURES " Focus is on treatment, relating the science to everyday clinical practice. " Evidence-based " List of further resources " Tables and flowcharts " Glossary of key terms and abbreviations
Table of Contents
Contributorsp. vii
Prefacep. xi
Glossary and abbreviationsp. xiv
The phenomenon and impact of youth drinking
The phenomenon of youth drinkingp. 3
Early onset drinkingp. 18
The short- and long-term consequences of adolescent alcohol usep. 32
Neurobiology
The biology of alcohol and alcohol misusep. 47
Alcohol and the developing brainp. 66
Genetic influences on alcohol use and alcohol use disordersp. 83
Prevention and early intervention
Alcohol policy and the prevention of harm in young peoplep. 105
Community-based approaches to prevention: reducing high-risk drinking and alcohol-related damage among youth and young adultsp. 122
Brief alcohol intervention in young peoplep. 153
Preventing and responding to alcohol misuse in specific contexts: schools, colleges, the militaryp. 170
Assessment and diagnosis
The clinical interview of young people about alcohol usep. 197
Detection, evaluation, and diagnosis of alcohol use disordersp. 212
Treatment
Recognition and acute management of severe alcohol intoxication and withdrawal in youthp. 231
Working with families of adolescents who misuse alcoholp. 247
Psychosocial treatment for adolescents with alcohol use disordersp. 258
Pharmacological approaches to the treatment of alcohol dependence in the youngp. 271
Alcoholics Anonymous and young peoplep. 308
Epidemiology and management of alcohol misuse comorbid with other disordersp. 327
Indexp. 347
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