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Chasnoff IJ, Anson AR, Moss Iaukea KA. 1998. Understanding the drug-exposed child: Approaches to behavior and learning. Chicago, IL: Imprint Publications, 201 pp.

Annotation: This book is designed to assist teachers in managing and changing the behavior of prenatally drug-exposed children who are not responding to traditional methods of instruction and classroom management techniques. The book begins with a discussion of the research basis of intervention strategies. Other sections describe class strategies and individual strategies and illustrate them with real life examples and case studies. The reference list is organized by section number; the suggested readings are organized by related content topics.

Contact: Imprint Publications, 2250 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL 60612, Telephone: (312) 226-0444 E-mail: Web Site: Price unknown. Document Number: ISBN 1-879176-29-7.

Keywords: Behavior modification, Behavior problems, Developmental disabilities, Drug affected children, Drug use during pregnancy, Education, Intervention

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 1998. Youth risk behavior surveillance: United States, 1997. MMWR Surveillance Summaries 47(SS-3):1-92,

Annotation: This report summarizes data from a national survey, 33 state surveys, 3 territorial surveys, and 17 local surveys conducted among high school students from February through May 1997. Survey categories include behaviors contributing to unintentional injuries and violence; tobacco use; alcohol and other drug use; sexual behavior, unintended pregnancy, and sexual disease transmission; unhealthy diets; and physical inactivity. Extensive tables and charts present statistical findings and references are included.

Contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: AIDS, Adolescent health, Adolescent pregnancy, Adolescents, Alcohol, Behavior, Dietary practices, Drug use, HIV, Helmets, Injuries, Physical activity, Physical education, Physical fighting, Prevention programs, Risk factors, Seat belts, Sexual behavior, Suicide, Tobacco, Unintentional injuries, Weapons, Weight management

Wetherington CL, Smeriglio VL, Finnegan LP, eds. 1996. Behavioral studies of drug-exposed offspring: Methodological issues in human and animal research. Rockville, MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse, 297 pp. (National Institute on Drug Abuse Research monograph series; no. 164)

Annotation: This research monograph is based upon revisions of presentations made at a technical review held by the National Institute on Drug Abuse at which researchers reviewed the state of the art regarding behavioral assessments of offspring prenatally exposed to abused drugs. The fundamental aim of the monograph is to clarify the methodological issues for future research in this field, to provide caution in the interpretation of research findings, and to suggest future research directions.

Contact: National Institute on Drug Abuse, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 5213, MSC 9561, Bethesda, MD 20892-9561, Telephone: (301) 443-1124 Secondary Telephone: Fax: Web Site: Available in libraries. Document Number: NIH 96-4105.

Keywords: Behavior, Drug affected children, Drug affected infants, Drug use during pregnancy, Research, Research methodology, Substance abusing mothers

Harris LS, ed. 1995. Problems of drug dependence,1994: Proceedings of the 56th Annual Scientific Meeting, the College on Problems of Drug Dependence. Rockville, MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse, 2 v. (NIDA Research Monograph series 152 and 153)

Annotation: This monograph is based on papers or presentations from the 56th Annual Scientific Meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence. It is highly clinical in nature and covers many different aspects of drug dependence and substance abuse including behavior, treatment, policy, impact, and health issues. Volume 1 contains plenary sessions and annual reports, and Volume 2 contains abstracts.

Contact: National Institute on Drug Abuse, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 5213, MSC 9561, Bethesda, MD 20892-9561, Telephone: (301) 443-1124 Secondary Telephone: Fax: Web Site: Available in libraries. Document Number: NIH 95-3882.

Keywords: Drug abuse, Drug dependence, Drug effects, Drug use behavior, Medical research, Substance abuse, Substance dependence

Holstein ME, Cohen WE, Steinbroner PJ. 1995. A matter of balance: Personal strategies for alcohol and other drugsā€”A prevention workbook. Ashland, OR: CNS Publications, ca. 125 pp.

Annotation: This student workbook discusses substance abuse, health and wellness, and counseling. It is designed for use in drug awareness and drug use prevention programs. The topics are divided into three subject areas: 1) heredity, environment, and psychoactive drugs; 2) environmental pressure to use drugs; and 3) halting the progression. For each topic, general information, group exercises, and individual exercises are presented. The guide includes a bibliography.

Contact: CNS Publications, 11 Almond Street, Medford, OR 97504, Telephone: (541) 779-3361 Secondary Telephone: (800) 888-0617 Fax: (541) 773-5905 Web Site: Multiple copies are $14.50 plus shipping and handling; single copies are $23.00 plus shipping and handling. Must be prepaid by Visa card, Master Card, or check..

Keywords: Adolescent programs, Alcohol dependence, Cleveland Healthy Start, Curricula, Drug dependence, Educational materials, Risk prevention, Substance abuse, Substance abuse prevention, Substance dependence, Substance use behavior, Substance use disorders

Johnston LD, O'Malley PM, Bachman JG, Schulenberg JE. 1993-. Monitoring the Future: National survey results on drug use, 1975-__. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research, annual.

Annotation: These reports are produced annually to present the results of the Monitoring the Future survey which is taken to ascertain the levels of use and attitudes about licit and illicit drugs. Volume 1 contains information on secondary school students; volume 2 covers college students and young adults. Each volume includes a summary of the key findings and provides information on the prevalence of drug use, trends in drug use, and attitudes and beliefs about drugs.

Keywords: Adolescents, Alcohol use, Attitudes, Behavior, College students, Drug abuse, High school students, Recreational drug use, Surveys, Tobacco, Young adults

Riess AJ Jr, Roth JA, eds. 1993. Understanding and preventing violence. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 464 pp.

Annotation: In this book, comprised of 15 different papers, a panel of experts assimilate the diverse research on the patterns and characteristics of violent behavior in the United States, including behaviors that have only recently been recognized as crimes, such as incest and spousal and elder abuse. The book describes what is known about certain types of violence, details insights into risk factors for violent behavior in individuals and situations, and recommends new research efforts with short and long term payoffs. The authors also propose some answers, such as several preventive strategies for reducing firearm-related violence, that rely on existing laws. Tables and figures are included as well as author and panel biographies, references and an index.

Contact: National Academies Press, 500 Fifth Street, N.W., Keck 360, Washington, DC 20001, Telephone: (202) 334-3313 Secondary Telephone: (888) 624-8373 Contact Phone: (800) 624-6242 Fax: (202) 334-2451 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Alcohol use, Behavioral sciences, Child abuse, Crime, Crime, Drug use, Elder abuse, Family violence, Firearms, Gun control, Legislation, Media violence, Physical abuse, Sexual abuse, Sexual assault, Statistics, Substance use, Weapons

Rogers PD, ed. 1987. Chemical dependency. Philadelphia, PA: W. B. Saunders Company, 270 pp. (Pediatric clinics of North America; v.34, no. 2)

Annotation: This book contains 18 articles on adolescents and drug and/or alcohol use. The articles were written for physicians who encounter adolescents in their practice. The information is intended to help physicians in their approach to the adolescent who may be abusing psychoactive substances and may, indeed, be chemically dependent.

Contact: Elsevier, Health Sciences Division, 1600 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 1800, Philadelphia, PA 19103-2822, Telephone: (215) 239-3900 Fax: (215) 239-3990 Web Site: Available in libraries.

Keywords: Adolescent attitudes, Adolescent health, Alcohol consumption behavior, Alcoholic beverages, Cocaine, Drug dependence, Drug use, Hallucinogens, Marijuana, Narcotics, Screening, Smoking

Polaris Research and Development and Urban and Rural Systems Associates. 1984. Prevention Plus: Involving Schools, Parents, and the Community in Alcohol and Drug Education. Washington, DC: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 324 pp.

Annotation: This document describes models of community alcohol and drug prevention programs which were presented at Prevention Plus conferences nationwide. Each of the models meets the following criteria: a comprehensive youth alcohol and other drug education program; prevention and early intervention programs are included; prevention approaches are well documented; prevention approaches are state of the art. In addition, this guide contains curriculum information and information about programs for parents and community members. The appendixes include information about model risk programs sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and other prevention ideas which have been sent to the Department of Health and Human Services in response to the Secretary's Initiative on Teenage Alcohol Abuse.

Contact: U.S. Government Publishing Office, 732 North Capitol Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20401, Telephone: (202) 512-1800 Secondary Telephone: (866) 512-1800 Fax: (202) 512-2104 E-mail: Web Site: Available in libraries.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Alcohol consumption attitudes, Alcohol consumption behavior, Alcohol education, Alcoholic beverages, Alcoholism, Attitudes, Behavior, Drug abuse, Drug addiction, Drug education, Recreational drug use, Substance abuse prevention

Ross Laboratories. 1983. Adolescent substance abuse: Report of Fourteenth Ross Roundtable on Critical Approaches to Common Pediatric Problems. Columbus, OH: Ross Laboratories, 81 pp.

Annotation: This report on Adolescent Substance Abuse resulted from the Fourteenth Ross Roundtable. The program was designed to address the needs of pediatricians, family practitioners, and allied health care workers who deal with adolescents involved in substance use, particularly of alcohol and marijuana.

Contact: Ross Laboratories, Consumer Relations, 625 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215-1724, Telephone: (800) 227-5767 Secondary Telephone: (614) 624-7485 Contact Phone: (614) 227-3333 Web Site: Available in libraries.

Keywords: Adolescent attitudes, Adolescent behavior, Alcohol abuse, Alcohol consumption attitudes, Alcohol education, Attitudes, Behavior, Drug abuse, Drug addiction, Marijuana, Recreational drug use

Saltonstall MB. 1973. Runaways and street children in Massachusetts. Boston, MA: Massachusetts Committee on Children and Youth, 64 pp.

Annotation: This preliminary study of the runaway population in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is the result of Massachusetts' preparation for the 1970 White House Conferences on Children and Youth. The chapters discuss the status of the problem, the homes runaways left and why they left them, runaways and drug use, protracted runaway episodes, resources available to runaways and street children, three community models of support, and recommendations.

Keywords: Conferences, Drug use behavior, Family relations, Massachusetts, Runaways

U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies. Results from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National findings. Rockville, MD: Office of Applied Studies, U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, (National survey on drug use and health series: H-25)

Annotation: This report presents the first information from the 2003 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, an annual survey of the civilian, noninstitutionalized population of the United States ages 12 or older. The report presents national estimates of rates of use, numbers of users, and other measures related to illicit drugs, alcohol, and tobacco products. Measures related to mental health problems are also included. A major focus of the report is changes in substance use between 2002 and 2003. The report, which includes highlights, covers the following main topics: illicit drug use; alcohol use; tobacco use; trends in initiation of substance use; youth prevention-related measures; substance dependence, abuse, and treatment; and prevalence and treatment of mental health problems. A discussion is also included. Statistical information is presented in figures and tables throughout the report. Seven appendices include a description of the survey, statistical methods and measurement, key definitions, other sources of data, references, sample size and population tables, and selected prevalence tables.

Contact: U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, One Choke Cherry Road, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (877) SAMHSA-7 Secondary Telephone: (877) 726-4727 E-mail: Web Site: Available in libraries; some issues available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Alcohol abuse, Alcohol consumption behavior, Children, Drug use behavior, Health, Illicit drugs, Mental health, National surveys, Research, Substance abuse, Substance abuse prevention, Substance abuse treatment, Substance dependence, Tobacco use, Treatment, Trends

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