Preventing Childhood Disorders, Substance Abuse, and Delinquency

`Increasingly in the past few years, there has been much public concern about crime, in particular crimes of violence, and the increase in aggression and anti-social behaviour among adolescents... The theme of this book is prevention and early intervention. It will be of interest to a wide readership... the book provides an excellent review of current thinking and research on prevention. It is full of imaginative initiatives and does not ignore the problems' - The Psychologist

Outcome studies have shown that treatment programmes for child and adolescent social and behavioural problems, such as violence and substance abuse, do not work if administered too late. This volume presents the newest research on the ef

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  • Pub date: June 1996
  • English
  • 9781452248554 / 0761900152
  • United Kingdom
  • Primary Price: 32.99 GBP
  • Pages: 400
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications, Inc
  • Readership: College - higher education
  • Publish State: Published
  • Responsibility: edited by Ray DeV Peters and Robert J. McMahon.
  • Series: Banff Conference on Behavioral Science Series
  • Series Part: 3
  • Reference Code: BDZ0001074252