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Substance Abuse in Adolescents and Young Adults

Substance Abuse in Adolescents and Young Adults

A Manual for Pediatric and Primary Care Clinicians

Substance Abuse in Adolescents and Young Adults( )
Editor: Greydanus, Donald E.
Kaplan, Gabriel
Patel, Dilip R.
Merrick, Joav
Series title:Health, Medicine and Human Development Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Walter De Gruyter Incorporated
Book Format:Mixed media product
List Price:USD $280.00
Book Description:

Substance abuse comprises a global biopsychosocial phenomenon for the world as billions of human beings are experimenting with various illicit chemicals and millions are addicted to various substances. By virtue of their complex nature these disorders can be very difficult to treat and not only complicates the natural course of disease but can also adversely impact long term outcomes. This book is aiming to examine this complex situation in adolescents and young adults and also to...
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Detailed Subjects: Psychology / Psychopathology / Addiction
Family & Relationships / Life Stages / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.63 x 9.36 Inches
Author Biography
Dr. Donald Greydanus is a Professor of Pediatrics and Human Development at Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine and is the Pediatrics Program Director at Michigan State University/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

He received his undergraduate degree from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan and his medical degree from the College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, New Jersey. He also completed a residency in Pediatrics from the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota and a fellowship in Adolescent Medicine from the New York University School of Medicine and Bellevue Medical Center in New York City.

He is co-author of a book on sports medicine entitled Medical Care of the Adolescent Athlete, co-editor-in-chief of the medical journal, State of the Art Reviews: Adolescent Medicine and co-editor of a major textbook in adolescent health--Adolescent Medicine, Third Edition. He has been on numerous committees for National Medical Organizations and has authored over 130 articles in the field of pediatrics and adolescent medicine.

He has received the American Academy of Pediatrics' Adele Dellenbaugh Hofmann National Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Field of Adolescent Health. He has lectured extensively on adolescent health in the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. He has been quoted in various media articles and has appeared on the Today Show.


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