New PDF release: Adolescent Addiction: Epidemiology, Assessment, and

By Cecilia A. Essau

ISBN-10: 0080559794

ISBN-13: 9780080559797

ISBN-10: 0123736250

ISBN-13: 9780123736253

Adolescent habit: Epidemiology, evaluate, and therapy offers a entire evaluation of data on adolescent dependancy, together with occurrence and co-morbidity charges, threat components to habit, and prevention and therapy techniques. in contrast to different books which may concentrate on one particular habit, this booklet covers quite a lot of addictions in young people, together with alcohol, hashish, tobacco, consuming, playing, web and games, and intercourse dependancy. meant to be of useful use to clinicians treating adolescent dependancy, the publication incorporates a wealth of knowledge that might be of use to the researcher to boot. a world standpoint is provide from overseas participants, representing the U.S., Canada, the united kingdom, New Zealand, and Australia. * entire with the cutting-edge details on vital and the most typical adolescent habit* effortless to appreciate and arranged chapters* Written through overseas specialists

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2005). Revisions to one SUD classification system over the past two decades illustrate the challenges of classifying SUD pathology. A brief overview of the two widely used modern classification systems – DSM-IV and ICD-10 – will provide a grounding that will be referenced throughout the remainder of the book. Ways in which current classifications might not generalize to adolescents will be illustrated with examples from the growing research literature regarding SUD nomenclature for adolescents. Evaluation of current SUD nomenclature will focus on the instruments best equipped to assess the classification schemes, and briefly reviewing other, related, instruments.

5 DSMALCAA G. Have you done this more than once? DSMALCMR DSMALCAR REC: When was the last time? DSMALCAO ONS: How old were you the first time you drank 20 or more drinks in one day? C7. DSMALCAB DSMALCAB DSMALCAB 1) 2) 3) DSMALCAB 4) AA4A4 AD3RA6 AA3RA1 Did drinking ever cause you to have: problems with your family? problems with your friends? problems with people at work or school? Did you ever get into physical fights while drinking? A. MONTH ALCA4MR ALC3RMR DSMALCMR ___/___ AGE NO 1 1 1 YES 5 5 5 1 5 IF ALL CODED NO, GO TO C8A.

1993a). Inter-rater reliability was estimated for the same interview using data from 72 patients. Kappa estimates were fair to good for alcohol abuse, cannabis abuse, alcohol dependence and cannabis dependence. Inter-rater reliability for individual symptoms ranged from good to excellent for alcohol and cannabis criteria. One-week test–retest, inter-rater reliability estimates were estimated using data from 49 participants. Test–retest, inter-rater reliability estimates were not presented for the abuse diagnoses because of their low base rates.

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