Family-Based Interventions for the Prevention of Substance Abuse and Other Impulse Control Disorders in Girls

@inproceedings{Kumpfer2014FamilyBasedIF,
  title={Family-Based Interventions for the Prevention of Substance Abuse and Other Impulse Control Disorders in Girls},
  author={Karol L. Kumpfer},
  booktitle={ISRN Addiction},
  year={2014}
}
Standardized family-based interventions are the most effective way of preventing or treating adolescent substance abuse and delinquency. This paper first reviews the incidence of adolescent substance abuse worldwide emphasizing gender and causes by etiological risk and protective factors. New epigenetic research is included suggesting that nurturing parenting significantly prevents the phenotypic expression of inherited genetic diseases including substance abuse. Evidence-based family… CONTINUE READING
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