26. Substance Use and Abuse

  1. Robert Goodman1 and
  2. Stephen Scott2

Published Online: 16 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch26

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

How to Cite

Goodman, R. and Scott, S. (2012) Substance Use and Abuse, in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch26

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119979685

Online ISBN: 9781118340899

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Keywords:

  • substance use and abuse;
  • selected psychoactive substances, used for pleasure/or stress;
  • rates of experimentation/regular use, varying by age/gender/country;
  • youth, in drug abuse in school, predicting greater persistence;
  • prior psychosocial adjustment, being one more factor amongst many;
  • the emotional disorder and substance abuse link, more complex;
  • psychiatric classifications, pathological, classified as substance use;
  • classification simplistic, failing to encompass several problems;
  • dependence syndrome and harmful use distinction, being misleading

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Causation

  • Substance use disorders

  • Treatment

  • Prevention

  • Subject review

  • Further reading