Adolescents, Alcohol, and Substance Abuse

Adolescents, Alcohol, and Substance Abuse

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This volume reviews a range of empirically supported approaches to prevention and treatment of adolescent substance use problems. The focus is on motivationally based brief interventions that can be delivered in a variety of contexts, that address key developmental considerations, and that draw on cutting-edge knowledge on addictive behavior change. From expert contributors, coverage encompasses alcohol skills training; integrative behavioral and family therapy; motivational interviewing; interventions for dually diagnosed youth; Internet-based education, prevention, and treatment; and applications to HIV prevention. The volume is extensively referenced and includes numerous clinical illustrations and vignettes.When someone develops tolerance, it means that over time he or she has to drink more alcohol to get the effects one would normally ... Or, consequently, the same amount of alcohol does not produce the effects it did in the past. ... Despite the status that aquot;holding onea#39;s liquoraquot; may bring, tolerance is not an advantage. ... expensive to drink five drinks to feel a buzz than it is to get a buzz from two drinks.

Title:Adolescents, Alcohol, and Substance Abuse
Author:Peter M. Monti, Suzanne M. Colby, Tracy A. O'Leary Tevyaw
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2012-01-27


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