Reducing The Risks For Substance Abuse: A Lifespan Approach

Paperback | August 31, 1998

byRaymond P. DaughertyEditorCarl Leukefeld

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Authors Raymond P. Daugherty and Carl Leukefeld argue for replacing the youth-based, `zero tolerance' approach to substance abuse prevention that has been dominant in the field over the past two decades. Their dynamic alternative is the Lifestyle Risk Reduction Model, which revises standard prevention strategies to make them relevant throughout the entire life span. Features of this revolutionary new paradigm include Five Principles of Lifestyle Risk Reduction (LRR), Five Conditions of Effective LRR, and the LLR Formulas.

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Reducing the Risks for Substance Abuse reshapes assumptions about alcohol and drug abuse. Creating new strategies for treatment, the book fully details the principles of reducing risk and getting better.

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Authors Raymond P. Daugherty and Carl Leukefeld argue for replacing the youth-based, `zero tolerance' approach to substance abuse prevention that has been dominant in the field over the past two decades. Their dynamic alternative is the Lifestyle Risk Reduction Model, which revises standard prevention strategies to make them relev...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:191 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.27 inPublished:August 31, 1998Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306458993

ISBN - 13:9780306458996

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Table of Contents

Mapping Prevention: For Childhood or the Life Span? Rethinking Prevention from a Lifetime Perspective. A Foundation for Lifespan-Focused Prevention. Learning from Youth-Focused Prevention Models. Behavior: The Ultimate Risk and Protective Factor. Maximizing Behavior Change. Special Issues in Lifestyle Risk Reduction. Concluding Remarks. Index.

From Our Editors

Reducing the Risks for Substance Abuse reshapes assumptions about alcohol and drug abuse. Creating new strategies for treatment, the book fully details the principles of reducing risk and getting better.