Young People and Alcohol: Impact, Policy, Prevention, Treatment
April 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
Written by an internationally renowned team of contributors, chapters span five key sections: The Phenomenon and Impact of Youth Drinking; Neurobiology; Prevention and Early Intervention; Assessment and Diagnosis; and Treatment.
- Focus is on treatment, relating the science to everyday clinical practice.
- List of further resources
- Tables and flowcharts
- Glossary of key terms and abbreviations
Glossary and abbreviations xiv
Joseph M. Rey
Part I: The phenomenon and impact of youth drinking.
1 The phenomenon of youth drinking 3
Fiona Measham and Jeanette Østergaard
2 Early onset drinking 18
Shauncie M. Skidmore, Rose A. Juhasz, and Robert A. Zucker
3 The short- and long-term consequences of adolescent alcohol
Joseph M. Boden and David M. Fergusson
Part II: Neurobiology.
4 The biology of alcohol and alcohol misuse 47
John B. Saunders
5 Alcohol and the developing brain 66
Linda Patia Spear
6 Genetic influences on alcohol use and alcohol use disorders
Michael T. Lynskey and Arpana Agrawal
Part III: Prevention and early intervention
7 Alcohol policy and the prevention of harm in young people
John B. Saunders, Peter Anderson, and Joseph M. Rey
8 Community-based approaches to prevention: reducing high-risk
drinking and alcohol-related damage among youth and young adults
Norman Giesbrecht and Linda Bosma
9 Brief alcohol intervention in young people 153
Eileen F. S. Kaner and Bridgette M. Bewick
10 Preventing and responding to alcohol misuse in specific
contexts: schools, colleges, the military 170
Joseph M. Rey and Robert F. Saltz
Part IV: Assessment and diagnosis.
11 The clinical interview of young people about alcohol use
12 Detection, evaluation, and diagnosis of alcohol use disorders
Maree Teesson, Sonja Memedovic, Louise Mewton, Tim Slade, and Andrew Baillie
Part V: Treatment.
13 Recognition and acute management of severe alcohol
intoxication and withdrawal in youth 231
Federico E. Vaca and Rockan Sayegh
14 Working with families of adolescents who misuse alcohol
15 Psychosocial treatment for adolescents with alcohol use
Deborah Deas and Andrew Clark
16 Pharmacological approaches to the treatment of alcohol
dependence in the young 271
Bankole A. Johnson
17 Alcoholics Anonymous and young people 308
John F. Kelly and Julie D. Yeterian
18 Epidemiology and management of alcohol misuse comorbid with
other disorders 327
Katherine M. Keyes and Deborah S. Hasin
John B. Saunders, MD, FRACP, FRCP is a professor and consultant physician in internal medicine and addiction medicine. His career as a clinician, service director, researcher and academic in the alcohol and drug field in Britain and Australia extends back 35 years. He has worked with the World Health Organization for many years and was responsible for developing the AUDIT questionnaire. He is a member of WHO's Expert Advisory Panel on Mental Health and Substance Abuse, and was Co-Chair of the DSM V Substance USE Disorders Workgroup from 2003 to 2007. He has published two books and over 300 scientific papers, reviews and book chapters.