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Chapter 1 The Nature and Extent of Substance Abuse.
Chapter 2 Explaining Substance Use: A Review of Prevalent Theories.
Section II Developmental Considerations.
Chapter 3 Prenatal Exposure to Substances of Abuse.
Chapter 4 Exposure and Use of Substances of Abuse During Infancy and Childhood.
Chapter 5 Adolescent Substance Use.
Section III Social Considerations.
Chapter 6 Effects of Substance Use on Learning and Memory.
Chapter 7 Substance-Related Accidents and Violence: Children and Adolescents as Victims.
Chapter 8 Substance-Related Violence: Children and Adolescents as Perpetrators.
Chapter 9 Substance Use, and HIV Infection and AIDS.
Section lV Clinical Considerations.
Chapter 10 Identifying and Diagnosing Substance Use Disorders: Tools and Analysis.
Chapter 11 Dual Diagnoses: Substance Use and Co-Occurring Diagnosis.
Chapter 12 Preventing and Treating Substance Use Disorders: Promoting Successful Outcomes.