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Sloboda, Zili and Bukoski, William J., eds. (2003) Handbook of drug abuse prevention: theory, science and practice. New York: Kluwer Academic Publishers .

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This wide-ranging handbook brings together experts in the sociology of drug abuse prevention. Providing a comprehensive overview of the accumulated knowledge on prevention theory, intervention design, and development and prevention research methodology, this work also promotes prevention science as an evolving field in the practice and policy of drug abuse prevention.

Included are sections on Theoretical and Empirical Foundations, Social Contexts of Prevention, Prevention as Social Control, Special Populations, Research Design and a Look at the Future. A major reference work, it will be of interest to social scientists, researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and academics in the field of drug abuse prevention.


Item Type:Book
Date:2003
Call No:JB2
Pages:xxviii
Publisher:Kluwer Academic Publishers
Place of Publication:New York
ISBN:0 306 47342 9
Keywords:prevention research, AOD prevention, applied research, prevention (field)
Notes:includes bibliographical records, index, figures
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Accession Number:HRB 1680 (Available)
Subjects:J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Prevention approach
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Identification and screening > Identification and screening for substance use
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Basic prevention categories
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Prevention approach > Family-focused prevention
T Demographic characteristics > Child of person who uses substances
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Prevention programme or service
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health services, substance use research
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Prevention by sponsor or setting
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Prevention by sponsor or setting > Community-based prevention
VA Geographic area > United States
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Theory of substance use
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Labour and work > Work-related substance issue > Workplace substance policy
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Risk and protective factors
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Substance use prevention
L Social psychology and related concepts > Interpersonal interaction and group dynamics > Peer relations
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on substance use

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