Adolescent Addiction

Adolescent Addiction

Author: Cecilia A. Essau

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780128186268

Category: Psychology

Page: 356

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Adolescent Addiction: Epidemiology, Assessment, and Treatment, Second Edition, offers researchers and clinicians a single-volume resource on the nature, extent and treatment of addictive problems in adolescents. Chapters cover the foundations of addictive problems, including developmental, social and neurobiological factors, common addictions among adolescents, including e-cigarettes, shopping, smartphones, social networking and exercise addiction, and challenges and recommendations for future research in adolescent addiction. Chapters in the second half of the book cover clinical characteristics, screening and clinical assessment methods, epidemiology, comorbidity, course and outcome, protective and risk factors, and more. Presents a breadth of coverage on addiction problems Presents a simple and accessible organization, making it easy to examine specific addictive problems - their nature, extent and prevention/intervention Includes a concise summary of key clinical points in each chapter to help readers put findings into practice

Clinical Handbook of Adolescent Addiction

Clinical Handbook of Adolescent Addiction

Author: Richard Rosner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118340875

Category: Medical

Page: 520

View: 849

Edited by members of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, this is a practical guide to the management of an adolescent drug use and addiction. It provides the knowledge and tools for successful prevention and intervention efforts in adolescents. The handbook is organized in a user-friendly format so that readers can easily locate the information that is required.

Adolescent and Young Adult Addiction

Adolescent and Young Adult Addiction

Author:

Publisher: Jon Daily

ISBN: 9780985848613

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 170

View: 360

This thought provoking book “Adolescent & Young Adult Addiction: The Pathological Relationship to Intoxication and The Interpersonal Neurobiology Underpinnings” discusses the struggles of that the youth of today are faced with and puts forth that adolescent and young adult addicts are not addicted to marijuana, heroin, etc. The name of the drug is an illusion as they are hooked on a pathological “relationship to intoxication.” This book bridges the gap between the mental health and the addiction fields. This book helps the reader to understand that there is no separation between relationships, mind and brain (bio-psycho-social). The peak of intoxication is a release of neurotransmitters, such as, dopamine and often opiate/endorphins. These regulatory systems are actually built, sustained, broken and also repaired in attuned and mis-attuned relationships. How is this so? How does it get repaired? How do we bring this awareness to the client, family and offer the experience of attuned relationships? How do pressures of our left brain, solution focused, material chasing, “on-the-go” culture contribute to this problem? Adolescents and young adults are not supposed to “ask for help” as it is the role of the social systems to work together in a way that helps them recognize their drug use as a problem. After these systems have helped to “lift the bottom” and dislodge the addict’s relationship to intoxication, then the work is on understanding and treating the underpinnings that drive addiction. If the underpinnings are not dealt with, then relapse and cross-addictions will occur. Utilizing attuned relationships to rewrite the internal working model, and sustain neurobiological regulatory systems is the key for long term sobriety... Jon Daily, LSCW, CADCII is an expert in the specialized field of adolescent and young adult addictive disorders and dual diagnosis. Jon’s wisdom on understanding and treating today’s youth combined with his ability to conceptualize and translate interpersonal neurobiology in a straight forward applicable fashion is a real gift to the reader.

Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment in the United States

Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment in the United States

Author: Bernard Segal

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317825593

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 322

View: 961

You don’t have to reinvent the wheel--select and implement an effective substance abuse program from this essential book! This essential book is the first ever published on exemplary models of adolescent drug treatment. It delivers detailed descriptions of exemplary drug treatment models and gives you the latest information on substance use and its consequences to aid your work with adolescents who use alcohol and drugs. The in-depth examinations of treatment models you’ll find in this book include programs serving adolescent substance users from a wide range of ethnic and cultural backgrounds (African Americans, Hispanics, Whites, Native Americans, Russian Immigrants). With sections covering outpatient, residential, family-oriented, and modified therapeutic community (TC) programs, this book is a vital reference for educators and students as well as practitioners. Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment in the United States: Exemplary Models from a National Evaluation Study gives you thoughtful examinations of: trends in adolescent substance use and treatment approaches three exemplary outpatient treatment programs, including program design, treatment issues, and client characteristics the Multidimensional Family Therapy Approach (MDFT), a family-oriented outpatient treatment model used to intervene with younger adolescents a 30- to 60-day residential treatment program that is based on a medical model which blends in treatment approaches from the therapeutic community model the special treatment needs and issues of substance-using Native American youths issues of gender differences as they relate to drug use and trauma three different modified therapeutic community treatment models and much more! Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment in the United States is an invaluable source of information for anyone working with this vulnerable population. Use it to choose and implement the program that will work best for you and your clients!

The Oxford Handbook of Adolescent Substance Abuse

The Oxford Handbook of Adolescent Substance Abuse

Author: Robert A. Zucker

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780190673871

Category: Psychology

Page: 704

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Adolescent substance abuse is the nation's #1 public health problem. It originates out of a developmental era where experimentation with the world is increasingly taking place, and where major changes in physical self and social relationships are taking place. These changes cannot be understood by any one discipline nor can they be described by focusing only on the behavioral and social problems of this age period, the characteristics of normal development, or the pharmacology and addictive potential of specific drugs. They require knowledge of the brain's systems of reward and control, genetics, psychopharmacology, personality, child development, psychopathology, family dynamics, peer group relationships, culture, social policy, and more. Drawing on the expertise of the leading researchers in this field, this Handbook provides the most comprehensive summarization of current knowledge about adolescent substance abuse. The Handbook is organized into eight sections covering the literature on the developmental context of this life period, the epidemiology of adolescent use and abuse, similarities and differences in use, addictive potential, and consequences of use for different drugs; etiology and course as characterized at different levels of mechanistic analysis ranging from the genetic and neural to the behavioural and social. Two sections cover the clinical ramifications of abuse, and prevention and intervention strategies to most effectively deal with these problems. The Handbook's last section addresses the role of social policy in framing the problem, in addressing it, and explores its potential role in alleviating it.

Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Author: Cecilia Essau

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781583918340

Category: Medical

Page: 308

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Provides an introduction to general issues related to child and adolescent psychopathology, including theoretical models of normal and abnormal development. This book addresses the issues associated with specific disorders, such as: Oppositional Defiant and Conduct Disorder; Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder; Eating Disorders; and others.

Adolescent Psychiatry, V. 29

Adolescent Psychiatry, V. 29

Author: Lois T. Flaherty

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134911547

Category: Psychology

Page: 392

View: 631

A special section on adolescent substance abuse highlights Volume 29 of Adolescent Psychiatry. Contributions range from an examination of brain myelination in relation to onset of addictive disorders (Bartzokis) to the screening instruments used to detect substance use disorders (Rosner) to practical aspects of psychiatric assessment and management of substance abusing adolescents (Havivi). Topical studies focus on the changing patterns of use and health risks of the "designer drug" Ecstasy (Grob); the club drugs gamma-hydroxybutyrate and ketamine (Miotto et al.); and adolescent pathological gambling, a behavioral disorder with strikingly addictive features. Taken together, these illuminating essays converge in an appreciation of adolescent substance abuse and addiction in all their biopsychosocial complexity. Elsewhere in Volume 29, contributors review neuroimaging studies in an effort to shed light on adolescent psychiatric disorders (Day et al.); reevaluate the construct of borderline personality disorder as it pertains to adolescence (Becker & Grilo; Paris); and present the encouraging results of a pilot project on the psychodynamic psychotherapy of adolescents with panic disorder (Milrod et al.). A case series on the treatment of hospitalized adolescents who deliberately ingest foreign objects (Petti et al.) and a case study of the cross-cultural issues that arose in the therapy of an Asian American adolescent (Shen et al.) enlarge the clinical and cultural scope of the volume. True to the legacy of previous volumes in the series, Volume 29 of Adolescent Psychiatry brings within its purview all the elements of a multidimensional grasp of adolescent development, psychopathology, and treatment. Neuroscientific findings, empirical clinical studies, case series, and descriptions of clinical approaches all take their place in this illuminating and richly textured collection.

The Addiction Counselor's Desk Reference

The Addiction Counselor's Desk Reference

Author: Robert Holman Coombs

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471432456

Category: Psychology

Page: 432

View: 502

The Addiction Counselor's Desk Reference is a comprehensive compilation of information about the full spectrum of addictive disorders, their consequences, and treatment. This unique text includes detailed definitions and practical illustrations of addiction-related terminology, addictive disorders and behaviors, descriptions of treatment models and techniques, as well as lists of relevant websites, government resources, and treatment centers. Addiction professionals will find this information-packed guide to be an invaluable practice tool. The most up-to-date resource of its kind Contains detailed definitions, practical illustrations, relevant websites, government resources, and information about treatment centers Written by a leading authority on addiction research, prevention, and treatment

Pathways of Addiction

Pathways of Addiction

Author: Institute of Medicine

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309175380

Category: Medical

Page: 328

View: 187

Drug abuse persists as one of the most costly and contentious problems on the nation's agenda. Pathways of Addiction meets the need for a clear and thoughtful national research agenda that will yield the greatest benefit from today's limited resources. The committee makes its recommendations within the public health framework and incorporates diverse fields of inquiry and a range of policy positions. It examines both the demand and supply aspects of drug abuse. Pathways of Addiction offers a fact-filled, highly readable examination of drug abuse issues in the United States, describing findings and outlining research needs in the areas of behavioral and neurobiological foundations of drug abuse. The book covers the epidemiology and etiology of drug abuse and discusses several of its most troubling health and social consequences, including HIV, violence, and harm to children. Pathways of Addiction looks at the efficacy of different prevention interventions and the many advances that have been made in treatment research in the past 20 years. The book also examines drug treatment in the criminal justice setting and the effectiveness of drug treatment under managed care. The committee advocates systematic study of the laws by which the nation attempts to control drug use and identifies the research questions most germane to public policy. Pathways of Addiction provides a strategic outline for wise investment of the nation's research resources in drug abuse. This comprehensive and accessible volume will have widespread relevance--to policymakers, researchers, research administrators, foundation decisionmakers, healthcare professionals, faculty and students, and concerned individuals.

Stress and Addiction

Stress and Addiction

Author: Mustafa al'Absi

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080525296

Category: Psychology

Page: 456

View: 825

Stress is one of the most commonly reported precipitants of drug use and is considered the number one cause of relapse to drug abuse. For the past several decades, there have been a number of significant advances in research focusing on the neurobiological and psychosocial aspects of stress and addiction; along with this growth came the recognition of the importance of understanding the interaction of biological and psychosocial factors that influence risk for initiation and maintenance of addictive behaviors. Recent research has started to specifically focus on understanding the nature of how stress contributes to addiction - this research has influenced the way we think about addiction and its etiological factors and has produced exciting possibilities for developing effective intervention strategies; to date there has been no available book to integrate this literature. This highly focused work integrates and consolidates available knowledge to provide a resource for researchers and practitioners and for trainees in multiple fields. Stress and Addiction will help neuroscientists, social scientists, and mental health providers in addressing the role of stress in addictive behaviors; the volume is also useful as a reference book for those conducting research in this field. Integrates theoretical and practical issues related to stress and addiction Includes case studies illustrating where an emotional state and addictive behavior represent a prominent feature of the clinical presentation Cross-disciplinary coverage with contributions by by scientists and practitioners from multiple fields, including psychology, neuroscience, neurobiology, and medicine