Adolescents, Alcohol, and Substance Abuse

Peter M. Monti, Suzanne M. Colby, Tracy A. O’Leary

This quantity critiques a spread of empirically supported approaches to prevention and remedy of adolescent substance use issues. The main focus is on motivationally based mostly temporary interventions that may be delivered in quite a lot of contexts, that tackle key developmental issues, and that draw on cutting-edge information on addictive habits change. From knowledgeable contributors, protection encompasses alcohol abilities coaching; integrative behavioral and household remedy; motivational interviewing; interventions for dually identified youth; Web-based schooling, prevention, and remedy; and purposes to HIV prevention. The quantity is extensively referenced and consists of quite a few medical illustrations and vignettes.