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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&rsquo;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&rsquo;s Addiction to Prescription Painkillers
Laura D&rsquo;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.
Drug addiction.