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By Yifrah Kaminer, Oscar G. Bukstein

Twin prognosis of adolescent substance use problems and comorbid psychiatric problems has to be handled concurrently to be powerful. Adolescent Substance Abuse: Psychiatric Comorbidity and excessive hazard Behaviors provides top specialists delivering insightful viewpoints and dynamic feedback on easy methods to top offer simultaneous therapy and built-in prone to those youths. The ebook covers the state-of-the-art within the box of substance use issues, experiences diversified psychiatric issues and excessive danger behaviors, after which addresses the problem of built-in companies and moral, felony, and coverage matters bearing on this inhabitants. The textual content is generally referenced and several other chapters comprise necessary tables and figures to obviously demonstrate the information.

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Conduct Disorder and Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Adolescent Substance Use Disorders L. A. R. Stein Victor Hesselbrock Oscar G. ŠAttention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Adolescent Substance Use Disorders Timothy E. ŠDepressive Disorders and Adolescent Substance Use Disorders Jack R. Cornelius Duncan B. ŠBipolar Disorder and Adolescent Substance Use Disorders Benjamin I. Goldstein Oscar G. ŠAnxiety Disorders and Adolescent Substance Use Disorders Duncan B. Clark Dawn L. Thatcher Jack R.

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Bukstein Adolescent substance use disorders (SUDs) continue to present a challenging public health problem worldwide. There is a clear clinical consensus that the population of adolescents with SUDs is heterogeneous in terms of various clinical characteristics, including severity of substance use and the presence of comorbid psychiatric disorders. Indeed, the majority of adolescents with SUDs manifest comorbid psychopathology or dual diagnosis (DD), that is, the presence of one or more comorbid psychiatric disorders in addition to SUDs.

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