Handbook of Child and Adolescent Drug and Substance Abuse: by Louis A. Pagliaro

By Louis A. Pagliaro

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Content:
Chapter 1 The Psychodepressants (pages 1–41):
Chapter 2 The Psychostimulants (pages 43–86):
Chapter three The Psychodelics (pages 87–114):
Chapter four Explaining baby and Adolescent Use of the medicine and components of Abuse (pages 115–169):
Chapter five publicity to the medication and elements of Abuse from notion via formative years (pages 171–219):
Chapter 6 results of the medication and ingredients of Abuse on studying and reminiscence in the course of adolescence and formative years (pages 221–242):
Chapter 7 Detecting Adolescent Use of the medicine and elements of Abuse: chosen Quick?Screen Psychometric exams (pages 243–288):
Chapter eight twin prognosis between kids (pages 289–316):
Chapter nine combating and Treating baby and Adolescent Use of the medication and elements of Abuse (pages 317–363):

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Handbook of Child and Adolescent Drug and Substance Abuse: Pharmacological, Developmental, and Clinical Considerations

Chosen by means of selection as a 2013 remarkable educational TitleContent: bankruptcy 1 The Psychodepressants (pages 1–41): bankruptcy 2 The Psychostimulants (pages 43–86): bankruptcy three The Psychodelics (pages 87–114): bankruptcy four Explaining baby and Adolescent Use of the medicine and elements of Abuse (pages 115–169): bankruptcy five publicity to the medication and components of Abuse from perception via early life (pages 171–219): bankruptcy 6 results of the medicine and ingredients of Abuse on studying and reminiscence in the course of adolescence and formative years (pages 221–242): bankruptcy 7 Detecting Adolescent Use of the medicine and components of Abuse: chosen speedy?

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38 Among adolescents, these psychodepressants are now the fifth most commonly used drugs and substances of abuse after alcohol, caffeine, cannabis (marijuana), and nicotine (tobacco) (Pagliaro & Pagliaro, 2009). S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2001). Since that time, use has remained relatively constant at approximately 15% (Anderson & Loomis, 2003; Crocetti, 2008; Intelligence brief, 2001; Lorenc, 2003; Muilenburg & Johnson, 2006; J. F. Williams & Storck, 2007). , use during the previous 30 days).

Inability to renew a prescription; lack of funds to buy more of the drug; inability to obtain the drug from others by begging, stealing, or trading). 31 Usually mild to moderate in intensity, these signs and symptoms include anxiety (rebound), convulsions, dysphoria (generally mild), insomnia, irritability, muscle cramps, nervousness, shaking, sweating, tension, and tremors. , alprazolam [Xanax®]). Children and adolescents who have a history of epilepsy or other seizure disorders are at particular risk for seizures related to benzodiazepine withdrawal.

30 Children and adolescents generally obtain benzodiazepines by: (1) pharming—stealing prescription benzodiazepines from their parent(s) or other family members and then sharing them with other children or adolescents or trading them for more desired drugs and substances of abuse (See earlier discussion); (2) buying them from illicit dealers, including older siblings and schoolmates; and (3) obtaining them by purchase over the Internet. As noted by Johnston, O’Malley, Bachman, et al. (2008) in their national study of adolescent drug use in the United States for 2007, 20% of the high school students surveyed reported that the benzodiazepines were either fairly easy or very easy to obtain.

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