Helping Adolescents at Risk

Helping Adolescents at Risk

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This comprehensive volume reviews current knowledge about multiple problem behaviors in adolescence, focusing on qwhat worksq in prevention and treatment. Cutting-edge research is presented on the epidemiology, development, and social costs of four youth problems that frequently co-occur: serious antisocial behavior, drug and alcohol misuse, tobacco smoking, and risky sexual behavior. A framework for reducing these behaviors is outlined, drawing on both clinical and public health perspectives, and empirically supported prevention and treatment programs are identified. Also addressed are ways to promote the development, dissemination, and effective implementation of research-based intervention practices. Authored by an interdisciplinary panel of experts, this is a state-of-the-science sourcebook and text for anyone working with or studying adolescents at risk.Figure 1.1 presents the monthly prevalence of smoking among 8th, 10th, and 12th graders from nationally ... Alcohol Misuse Once considered a rite of passage , youthful high jinks, or a€œbetter than using drugs, a€ underage drinking is nowanbsp;...

Title:Helping Adolescents at Risk
Author: Anthony Biglan
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2004

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