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Teen Addiction: Contemporary Issues Companion Contents Foreword Introduction <head n="1">Chapter 1: The Crisis of Teen Addiction 1. The Effects of Alcohol, Nicotine, and Other Drugs on the Adolescent Brain David Walsh 2. The Teen Drug Crisis Is Exaggerated Mike Males, interviewed by Drug War Chronicle 3. The Teen Drug Crisis Is Escalating Meredith Maran 4. Methamphetamine Is Today’s Teen Drug of Choice Michael J. Weiss 5. Compulsive Gambling Is a Growing Problem among Teens Monica Villavicencio 6. Prescription Drug Addiction Is a Growing Problem among Teens Sandy Fertman Ryan <head n="1">Chapter 2: The Causes of Teen Addiction 1. Genetic Factors Contribute to Teen Addiction Katherine Ketcham and Nicholas A. Pace 2. Brain Development Contributes to Teen Addiction Lee Dye 3. Contemporary American Culture Contributes to Teen Addiction Stanton Peele 4. A Variety of Factors Puts Teens at Risk of Addiction Timmen L. Cermak 5. The Gateway Effect of Tobacco and Marijuana Henry David Abraham 6. Marketing Tobacco and Alcohol to Teens Susan Linn 7. Middle-Class Teens Are Susceptible to Addiction Elliott Currie <head n="1">Chapter 3: Preventing and Treating Teen Addiction 1. Media-Literate Teens Are Less Susceptible to Addiction Peter DeBenedittis 2. Traditional Antidrug Programs Are Ineffective Renee Moilanen 3. An Overview of Adolescent Drug Treatment Programs Timmen L. Cermak 4. Student Drug Testing Reduces Teen Addiction Office of National Drug Control Policy 5. Student Drug Testing Is Invasive and Counterproductive Janice M. Eisen 6. Stronger Public Policies Are Needed to Prevent Marijuana Addiction Joseph A. Califano Jr. <head n="1">Chapter 4: Personal Stories of Addiction and Recovery 1. Using Drug Tests to Stay Clean Noah Harpham 2. A Teen Boy’s Addiction to Prescription Painkillers Laura D’Angelo 3. A Teen Girl Survives Her Addiction to Ecstasy Nicole Hansen 4. Losing It All to Compulsive Gambling Tan Vinh Organizations to Contact Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Teenagers -- Substance use.