Parenting and Teen Drug Use: The Most Recent Findings from Research, Prevention, and Treatment

Hardcover | February 10, 2014

EditorLawrence M. Scheier, William B. Hansen

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Teen drug use is a critical and timely health issue that deeply affects adolescent development in a number of important areas, including social, cognitive, and affective functioning, as well as long-term health and wellbeing. Trends indicate that drug use is starting at an earlier age, thepotency of several drugs is much stronger than in the past, and more new drugs are illegally being manufactured to provide faster, heightened effects. In addition, illegal use of prescription drugs and drug diversion or the sharing of prescription medication is also on the rise amongst teens. Parenting and Teen Drug Use provides comprehensive coverage of the most current research on youth drug use and prevention, carefully and meticulously presenting empirical evidence and theoretical arguments that underlie the mechanisms linking parental socialization and adolescent drug use. Writtenby leading experts, chapters examine the causes and consequences of drug use, the myriad ways to prevent it, and the latest findings from the prevention research community regarding what works, with a specific emphasis on parenting techniques that have shown the most promise for reducing orpreventing drug use in teens. Parenting and Teen Drug Use will provide valuable insight to a wide audience of clinicians, treatment providers, school counselors, prevention experts, social workers, physicians, substance abuse counselors, students, and those who work with youth on a day-to-day basis to influence positive youthadaptation.

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Teen drug use is a critical and timely health issue that deeply affects adolescent development in a number of important areas, including social, cognitive, and affective functioning, as well as long-term health and wellbeing. Trends indicate that drug use is starting at an earlier age, thepotency of several drugs is much stronger than ...

Lawrence M. Scheier, Ph.D., is Senior Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, Positive Psychology Center. He is also President of LARS Research Institute, Inc., a non-profit engaged in program development, evaluation, and behavioral science technology transfer. Dr. Scheier is a research developmental psychologist with training in qua...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.98 inPublished:February 10, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Michael Windle: ForewordAcknowledgmentsAbout the EditorsContributors1. Lawrence M. Scheier and William B. Hansen: Introduction2. Elizabeth Prom-Wormley, Hermine H. Maes, and Lawrence M. Scheier: Parental Influence on Adolescent Drug Use3. Wendy Kliewer and Nikola Zaharakis: Family-based Models of Drug Etiology4. Lawrence M. Scheier and William B. Hansen: Parenting Styles and Adolescent Drug Use5. Elisabetta Crocetti, Wim H. J. Meeus, Rachel A. Ritchie, Alan Meca, and Seth J. Schwartz: Adolescent Identity: Is This the Key to Unraveling Associations between Family Relationships and Problem Behaviors?6. Christopher Daddis and Judith G. Smetana: Parenting from the Social Domain Theory Perspective: This Time it's Personal7. Steven M. Giles and Lawrence M. Scheier: A Primer on Parent-Child Communication: Why Conversations Matter8. Thomas A. Wills, Megan Carpenter, and Frederick X. Gibbons: Parental and Peer Support: An Analysis of Their Relations to Adolescent Substance Use9. Karol L. Kumpfer and William B. Hansen: Family-Based Prevention Programs10. Ken C. Winters, Andria Botzet, and Tamara Fahnhorst: Adolescent Drug Abuse Treatment: Family and Related Approaches11. Lawrence M. Scheier and William B. Hansen: Concluding Remarks: A Puzzle Has to Have PiecesReferencesIndex