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Acculturation, familism, and alcohol use among Latino adolescent males: Longitudinal relations
This article advances our understanding of factors associated with patterns and consequences of early alcohol involvement among Latino teens, with an emphasis on how nativity may influence
Cigarette smoking, major depression, and other psychiatric disorders among adolescents.
Important relationships between cigarette smoking and psychiatric disorders among adolescents are suggested, particularly with regard to MDD, drug abuse/dependence, and disruptive behavior disorders.
Effective Family-Based Interventions for Adolescents With Substance Use Problems: A Systematic Review
Treatment components of five interventions were consistent with a majority of guidelines for effective treatment, and MDFT demonstrated clinically significant changes in substance use and large effect sizes at posttreatment and follow-up.
Associations between early-adolescent substance use and subsequent young-adult substance use disorders and psychiatric disorders among a multiethnic male sample in South Florida.
Early-adolescent substance use is most strongly associated with a later pattern of dysfunction among the racial/ethnic groups that reported the lowest levels of early use and were strongest among African Americans and foreign-born Hispanics.
Understanding and treating juvenile offenders: A review of current knowledge and future directions
Juvenile delinquency is one of our most pressing social problems, with negative emotional, physical, and economic effects felt throughout society. Considering the prevalence, stability, and
Efficacy of interpersonal psychotherapy as a maintenance treatment of recurrent depression. Contributing factors.
It is concluded that when patient and therapist are able to maintain a high level of interpersonal focus, monthly sessions of IPT have substantial prophylactic benefit.
Culturally sensitive substance abuse intervention for Hispanic and African American adolescents: empirical examples from the Alcohol Treatment Targeting Adolescents in Need (ATTAIN) Project.
The intervention provided through ATTAIN appears to be effective with a multi-ethnic population of juvenile delinquents, with US-born Hispanic youth lower in acculturation responding better to the intervention.
Binaural release from masking for a speech sound in infants, preschoolers, and adults.
Binaural masked thresholds for a speech sound [ba] were estimated under two interaural phase conditions (NoSo and NoS pi) in three age groups (infants, preschool children, and adults). A
Racial/ethnic and gender differences in the incidence and onset age of DSM-IV alcohol use disorder symptoms among adolescents.
It is indicated that most of the DSM-IV Alcohol Use Disorder symptoms, when applied to adolescents, demonstrate significant subgroup variation in incidence and onset age patterns, especially among specific racial/ethnic and gender subgroups.
Implementing school-based substance abuse interventions: methodological dilemmas and recommended solutions.
There are many challenges and dilemmas to conducting and evaluating interventions in school settings, and there are many potential advantages over more traditional clinic-based AOD interventions.