Preventing Alcohol Abuse Among Adolescents: Preintervention and Intervention Research A Special Issue of the journal of Research on Adolescence (Journal of Research on Adolescence)

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  • Adolescents,
  • Alcoholism,
  • Children,
  • Drug addiction & substance abuse,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Developmental Psychology,
  • Education

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ContributionsGayle M. Boyd (Editor), Jan Howard (Editor), Robert A. Zucker (Editor)
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Number of Pages192
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Open LibraryOL11281949M
ISBN 100805899723
ISBN 109780805899726

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Gender-specific intervention for preventing drug abuse among girls: A computer-based approach. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse in press [PMC free article] Schinke SP, Schwinn TM, DiNoia J, Cole KC.

Reducing the risks of alcohol use among urban youth: 3-year effects of a computer-based intervention with and without parent involvement.

J Stud by: The goal of this book is to help researchers, practitioners, and policy makers prevent drug abuse, primarily among adolescents who either have not used drugs before or have just started using them.

Highlighting the huge strides that prevention science has made in the past few decades Pages: iv Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents National Institute on Drug Abuse Preface v Today’s youth face many risks, including drug abuse, violence, and HIV/AIDS.

Responding to these risks before they become problems can be difficult. One of the goals of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Treatments for adolescent substance abuse appear to be effective in reducing alcohol use. Individual-only interventions had larger effect sizes than family-based interventions and effect sizes.

Alcohol use during adolescence remains a significant concern. Alcohol is the most frequently used substance among adolescents. 1,2 Results from the Monitoring the Future national study indicate that 16% of eighth graders report having had a drink within the past 30 days, as did 33% of 10th and 44% of 12th graders.

2 Because alcohol is easily accessible and lacks the same legal Cited by: Creating Lasting Family Connections (CLFC) is a selective intervention that is designed to prevent substance abuse and violence among adolescents and families in high-risk environments.

CLFC is designed to enhance family bonding and communication skills among parents and youth, while promoting healthy beliefs and attitudes that are inconsistent with drug use and by: The primary goal of school-based alcohol prevention programs is to prevent or delay the onset of alcohol use, although some programs also seek to reduce the overall prevalence of alcohol use.

Interventions earlier in life (i.e., during elementary school) target risk factors for later alcohol use (e.g., early aggression) because alcohol use itself is not yet relevant to this age group (Spoth et al.Cited by:   Among the interventions targeting combined substance abuse, school-based primary prevention programs that include antidrug information combined with refusal skills, self-management skills, and social skills training are effective in reducing marijuana and alcohol use among by: The Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration's Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (OSAP) was established to initiate programs to provide prevention and early intervention services for young people, especially high-risk youth.

OSAP's starting point was the theories and models that provide the background body of knowledge. Project Northland was designed to prevent or reduce alcohol use among young adolescents using a comprehensive, multicomponent intervention that targeted both the supply of and demand for alcohol.

Project Northland was evaluated using 20 school districts from northeastern Minnesota that were randomly assigned either to the treatment or control condition. Preventing violence by reducing the availability and harmful use of alcohol Series of briefings on violence prevention This briefing for advocates, programme designers and implementers and others is one of a seven-part series on the evidence for interventions to prevent.

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Boyd (Editor), 4/5(3). NIDA wishes to thank the following individuals for their guidance and comments during the development and review of this publication: Karen L. Bierman, Ph.D.

Pennsylvania State University Hyman Hops, Ph.D. Oregon Research Institute C. Hendricks Brown, Ph.D. University of South Florida Eugene R. Oetting, Ph.D. Colorado State University Richard R. Clayton, Ph.D. University of Kentucky.

Also, Ishak et al. [24] reported in a research that, among the major drugs abused by adolescents were codeine, with the likelihood of drug abuse increasing among older adolescents, also it was.

Mentoring adolescents to prevent drug and alcohol use reviews to evaluate the effectiveness of interventions to prevent substance abuse among adolescents.

We report findings from a total of   Information on the impact of available interventions that address adolescent substance use and delinquency can inform investment choices. This article aims to identify and evaluate early interventions that target adolescent substance use as a primary outcome, and criminal or delinquent behaviours as a secondary outcome.

A systematic review of early interventions for adolescent. Research evidence supports the effectiveness of various substance abuse treatment approaches for adolescents. Examples of specific evidence-based approaches are described below, including behavioral and family-based interventions as well as medications.

Each approach is designed to address specific aspects of adolescent drug use and its consequences for the individual, family, and. The other examines a harm-reduction intervention for preventing alcohol abuse among heavy-drinking college students.

In most instances, the original research conducted by the authors of chapters in this volume has been funded by the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Culturally sensitive substance abuse intervention for Hispanic and African American adolescents: Empirical examples from the Alcohol Treatment Targeting Adolescents in Need (ATTAIN) Project.

Alcohol use is a common and risky behavior among adolescents in the United States, with more than three in five high school students reporting having had at least one drink. 1 Fortunately, alcohol use has decreased over the past decade. Parents and practitioners who work with youth can play a vital role in influencing their use of alcohol.

The following section explores how common alcohol Author: Office of Adolescent Health. Environmental interventions are among the recommendations included in the recent National Research Council (NRC) and Institute of Medicine (IOM) report on underage drinking (71).

These interventions are intended to reduce commercial and social availability of alcohol and/or reduce driving while intoxicated. Substance abuse has a major impact on individuals, families, and communities, as its effects are cumulative, contributing to costly social, physical, and mental health problems.

We conducted an overview of systematic reviews to evaluate the effectiveness of interventions to prevent substance abuse among by: This volume reviews a range of empirically supported approaches to prevention and treatment of adolescent substance use problems. The focus is on motivationally based brief interventions that can be delivered in a variety of contexts, that address key developmental considerations, and that draw on cutting-edge knowledge on addictive behavior s: 1.

The research is very clear that the risk of alcohol use in children is significantly decreased for those with parents who are actively involved in their lives, and that the children of parents who binge drink or use alcohol excessively are more likely to use alcohol themselves.

Prevention of alcohol abuse in younger individuals starts at home. Inin the United States, an estimated million adolescents, aged 12 to 17, and million young adults, aged 18 to 25, met diagnostic criteria for having a substance use disorder (SUD); the vast majority were untreated.

Adolescents with SUD are at risk of experiencing a cascade of far-reaching adverse outcomes that often persist into adulthood, including sexually transmitted. Accumulating evidence suggests that alcohol use—and in particular binge drinking—may have negative effects on adolescent development and increase the risk for alcohol dependence later in life.

2,3 This underscores the need for parents to help delay or prevent the onset of drinking as long as possible. Parenting styles may influence whether their children follow their advice regarding.

The role of the family in preventing and intervening with substance use and misuse: a comprehensive review of family interventions, with a focus on young people. Drug Alcohol Rev ;–] Keywords: family, alcohol, drugs, substance misuse, prevention, intervention. Introduction The use and misuse of alcohol and drugs is widespread.

Johnston, L.D.; O’Malley, P.M.; Bachman, J.G.; and Schulenberg, J.E. Monitoring the Future National Results on Adolescent Drug Use: Overview of Key Findings, (66) National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

Interventions for alcohol use and alcohol use disorders in youth. Alcohol Research & Health 28(3)–, / (67) Barnes, G.M.; Reifman, A.S.; Farrell, M.P.; and Dintcheff, B.A. The effects of parenting on the development of adolescent alcohol mis­ use: A six-wave latent File Size: 1MB. Excessive alcohol use can lead to increased risk of health problems such as injuries, violence, liver diseases, and CDC Alcohol Program works to strengthen the scientific foundation for preventing excessive alcohol use.

Organized into three sections, the book begins with the classification and assessment of adolescent addiction. Section two has one chapter each on the aforementioned addictions, discussing for each the definition, epidemiology, risk factors, co-morbidity, course and outcome, and prevention and intervention.

Evidence-based prevention interventions can also address a wider range of potential problems beyond just substance misuse. Alcohol and drug use among adolescents are typically part of a larger spectrum of behavioral problems, including mental disorders, risky and criminal behaviors, and difficulties in school.

from an injury by implementing screening and brief intervention (SBI) for at-risk and dependent drinkers. Brief alcohol interventions conducted in trauma centers have been shown to reduce trauma recidivism by as much as 50%.3 Such interventions also reduce rates of arrest for driving under the influence4 and cut health care costs.5 For these.

A family-focused, substance abuse prevention intervention conducted in middle school reduced the likelihood of alcohol use disorders among Mexican American teenagers 5 years later, research. Adolescent Dating Violence: Theory, Research, and Prevention summarizes the course, risk/protective factors, consequences and treatment/prevention of adolescent dating violence.

Dating violence is defined as physical, sexual, psychological, and cyber behavior meant to cause emotional, physical, or social harm to a current or former intimate.

research on using CBST in treatment for alcohol problems has been guided primarily by the book Relapse Prevention: Maintenance Strategies in the Treatment of Addictive Behaviorsby Marlatt and Gordon (), which focuses on relapse prevention among patients with alcohol and other drug (AOD) abuse problems (for more information on relapse pre.

Sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice. Additional funding was provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Metropolitan Life Foundation, the Colorado Division of Criminal Justice, the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and.

Preventative Measures for Teenage Substance Abuse Family Influence. Prevention of drug and alcohol abuse can start at home.

Parents can talk to their children and explain the consequences of drug and alcohol abuse. Specifically talking to children while they are young can create a strong foundation for awareness of drug use.

factors or showing early signs of substance abuse), and tertiary prevention (intervention or treatment to prevent significant risks to health and well-being for those already abusing substances).

Likewise, some efforts may be focused on reducing more significant levels of substance use and thus fall outside of a prevention framework.

Adolescents At-Risk: A Literature Review of Problems, Attitudes, and Interventions. Adolescence has often been construed as a difficult period in life, consisting of storm and. stress.

It has been termed a "period of great risk to healthy development" (Takanishi,P. 86).File Size: KB.Primary healthcare visits are ideal settings to screen, identify, and provide early intervention for problematic alcohol use among young people.

1 The internationally advocated public health approach of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)2, 3 is recommended as part of routine primary care by pediatricians, and practical algorithms are available to guide physician Cited by: 2.Laws to prevent alcohol abuse and alcoholism.

There are several laws governing alcohol and alcohol consumption. The Licensing and Catering Act sets rules about where alcohol may be sold, and prohibits the sale of alcohol to anyone under the age of Local authorities check compliance with the Licensing and Catering Act.

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