Drug Abuse: Foundation for a Psychosocial Approach

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Routledge, Jul 9, 2019 - Psychology - 268 pages
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Departing from largely ineffective medically-oriented approaches to the problems of drug abuse/education, the contributors to this volume present relevant empirical findings and theoretical models within a comprehensive psychosocial framework, which draws upon recent advances in understanding the physiological, psychological, interpersonal, and social forces that are the causes of youthful drug addiction.
 

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Contents

THEORY
An Approach to Primary Prevention of Drug Abuse Among Children and YouthParental
Education about Narcotics and Dangerous DrugsA Challenge to Our Schools
Which Way Drug Education?
Drug EducationA Turn On or A Turn Off?
Clarification in Drug Education
RESEARCH
Alcohol Use and SelfEsteem of Adolescents
The Relationship Between SelfReported Religiosity and Drug Use by College Students
A Cost Benefit Index
Sources of Information About Drugs
Smoking Drugging and Drinking in Top Rated TV Series
Films and Drug Education
A CrossCultural Field Study of Drug Rehabilitation Methodologies in Sweden and
Use of Gestalt Therapy Within a Drug Treatment Program
Issues in the Training of Alcoholism Counselors

Multivariate Prediction of Cigarette Smoking Among Children in Grades Six Seven
Awareness of Substance Abuse and Other HealthRelated Behaviors Among Preschool
Patterns of Drug Use Among MexicanAmerican Potential School Dropouts
Outcome Measures
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Seymour Eiseman, Joseph Wingard, George Huba

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