Young People and Alcohol

Young People and Alcohol

Editor(s): John B. Saunders, Joseph M. Rey

Published Online: 3 JUN 2014 03:55AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444335989

Online ISBN: 9781118785089

DOI: 10.1002/9781118785089

About this Book

Young People and Alcohol is a practical and comprehensive reference for professionals and researchers in the field of alcohol misuse who work with people aged 12 to 25 years. The book provides readers from a range of professional backgrounds with authoritative and up to date information about the effects of alcohol use in the young and, particularly, its management, with an emphasis on interventions whose effectiveness is supported by evidence.

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.
  • Evidence-based
  • List of further resources
  • Tables and flowcharts
  • Glossary of key terms and abbreviations

Table of contents

    1. You have free access to this content
  1. Part I: The Phenomenon and Impact of Youth Drinking

    1. Chapter 2

      Early Onset Drinking (pages 18–31)

      Shauncie M. Skidmore, Rose A. Juhasz and Robert A. Zucker

  2. Part II: Neurobiology

  3. Part III: Prevention and Early Intervention

  4. Part IV: Assessment and Diagnosis

    1. Chapter 12

      Detection, Evaluation, and Diagnosis of Alcohol Use Disorders (pages 212–228)

      Maree Teesson, Sonja Memedovic, Louise Mewton, Tim Slade and Andrew Baillie

  5. Part V: Treatment

    1. You have free access to this content