Issues in Treating Adolescent Substance Abuse

  • Efstratios Demetriou
  • William Shaw


A great deal has been written in the professional literature regarding substance abuse in all age groups. The reader is undoubtedly familiar with at least some portion of the literature dealing with this very important topic. Rather than attempt to cover all the theories about substance abuse in all its dimensions, we will focus here on very practical issues which have emerged in the literature over the last several years and which, we feel, are critical in providing comprehensive quality care for adolescent substance abusers.


Substance Abuse High School Senior Physical Dependence Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Acute Ingestion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Efstratios Demetriou
    • 1
  • William Shaw
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Oklahoma Health Sciences CenterOklahoma CityUSA

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