19. School-Based Prevention for Illicit Substance Use Disorders1

  1. Iosief Abraha1 and
  2. Cristina Cusi2

Published Online: 13 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch19

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

How to Cite

Abraha, I. and Cusi, C. (2012) School-Based Prevention for Illicit Substance Use Disorders1, in Alcohol and Drug Misuse, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch19

Author Information

  1. 1

    Regional Health Authority of Umbria, Perugia, Italy

  2. 2

    Outpatient Services – Neurology, Clinical Institutes of Specialisation, Milan, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470659694

Online ISBN: 9781118454503



  • drugs, psychosocial interventions;
  • school-based prevention for illicit substance use disorders;
  • drug addiction, social/medical problems among adolescents;
  • relapse common with interventions needed, in preventing drug use;
  • primary interventions to reduce first use, or addiction;
  • drug knowledge, drug attitudes, peer and adult substance use disorders;
  • programmes developing social skills, effective interventions in early drug use;
  • programmes/other social context variables, deserving attention;
  • choosing a correct strategy of analysis, for reliable conclusions


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