Adolescent Substance Abuse: Research and Clinical Advances by Howard A. Liddle, Cynthia L. Rowe

By Howard A. Liddle, Cynthia L. Rowe

Adolescent drug abuse is among the such a lot difficult problems to regard. It affects on faculties, community-based courses, psychological overall healthiness and scientific amenities, and juvenile justice settings. This publication presents practitioners, software builders and coverage makers with the main updated and sensible details for bettering results in adolescent substance abuse. The authors hide various concerns, together with empirically-based remedy improvement protocols; study advances; interventions with designated populations; culturally dependent intervention guidance, and suggestions for perform and coverage.

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However, their findings were mixed: while some interactions were risk/protective in nature, there were two instances in which high levels of ethnic identity potentiated risks for drug use. We are not aware of other research investigating ethnic identity and related constructs within an interactive risk/protective paradigm. More research is needed to illuminate further the role of ethnic identity as a buffer against drug risks. , 1990, 1992a, 2001; Brook, 1993; Morojele & Brook, 2001). Parental models of low drug use, conventionality, and adjustment may counteract the effects of drug-using models presented by the peer group.

In our research, dimensions of unconventionality affected drug use independently of family or peers; that is, despite benign family and peer conditions, drugprone personality traits contributed to involvement in drug use. , 2002a). , 1999). , 1996), schizophrenia, and eating disorders (Holderness, Brooks-Gunn, & Warren, 1994). , 2001). , 1998c). Thus mutual attachment and identification with parents who are traditional promotes the development of conventional and well-adjusted adolescents. , 1998c, 1999).

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