Young people and alcohol impact, policy, prevention, treatment by John B. Saunders

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Ltd in Chester, West Sussex, UK .

Written in English

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  • Youth,
  • Alcohol-Related Disorders,
  • Alcohol Drinking,
  • Adolescent,
  • Alcohol use,
  • Teenagers

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementEdited by John B. Saunders MD, FRACP, Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane and Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia, Joseph M. Rey MD, PhD, FRANZCP, Head of Psychiatry, Notre Dame University Medical School, Sydney and Honorary Professor, University of Sydney Medical School, Sydney, Australia
LC ClassificationsHV5135 .Y673 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 356 pages :
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25016529M
ISBN 109781444335989
LC Control Number2010049554

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Research into young people’s alcohol use in the UK has not. Chapter 3 The effects of drugs and alcohol Chapter 4 The ABCs of substance use Chapter 5 Thoughts, feelings and substance use Chapter 6 First things first. Ideas to get started Chapter 7 Saying no to alcohol and drugs Chapter 8 Coping with cravings.

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