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Title Teen drug abuse / Pamela Willwerth Aue, book editor.

Imprint Detroit : Thomson/Gale, c2006.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 FSCC Reference  016 OPP 2006    ---  Available
Description 236 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Series Opposing viewpoints series
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 222-224) and index.
Contents Why consider opposing viewpoints? -- Introduction -- Ch. 1. Is teen drug abuse a serious problem? Chapter preface ; 1. Teen drug abuse is decreasing / Office of National Drug Control Policy ; 2. The extent of teen drug abuse has not changed significantly / Erik Goldman ; 3. Binge drinking among youths is a serious problem / Jean Weinberg ; 4. Binge drinking is declining among youths / David J. Hanson ; 5. Teen marijuana use is a serious threat / Scott Burns ; 6. Teen marijuana use is not a serious threat / Brian C. Bennett ; 7. Teens are abusing prescription drugs / Carolyn Banta ; 8. Teen inhalant abuse is a serious problem / National Institute on Drug Abuse ; 9. Youths are abusing over-the-counter drugs / Donna Leinwand ; Periodical bibliography -- Ch. 2. What causes teen drug abuse? Chapter preface ; 1. Addiction is a brain disease / National Institute on Drug Abuse ; 2. Addiction is not a brain disease / Citizens Commission on Human Rights ; 3. Ritalin leads to drug abuse / Robert W. Lee ; 4. Ritalin does not lead to drug abuse / Michael Fumento ; 5. Medical marijuana laws encourage teens to use cannabis / Karen P. Tandy ; 6. Medical marijuana laws do not encourage teens to use cannibis / Karen O'Keefe and Mitch Earleywine ; 7. Drug treatment leads to substance abuse / Maia Szalavitz ; 8. Drug treatment combats substance abuse / Judy Shepps Battle ; Periodical bibliography -- Ch. 3. Do the media promote teen drug abuse? Chapter preface ; 1. Cigarette ads strongly influence teen smoking / Meg Gallogly ; 2. Cigarette ads do not strongly influence teen smoking / Alyse R. Lancaster and Kent M. Lancaster ; 3. Movies glamorize smoking / Dartmouth Medical School ; 4. Movies do not glamorize smoking / Jacob Sullum ; 5. Alcohol ads promote underage drinking / Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth ; 6. Alcohol ads do not promote underage drinking / Robert A Levy ; Periodical bibliography -- Ch. 4. How can teen drug abuse be prevented? Chapter preface ; 1. Drug testing can deter teen drug use / Calvina L. Fay ; 2. Drug testing does not deter teen drug use / John R. Knight and Sharon Levy ; 3. Abstinence-only substance abuse education is effective / Jay Mathews ; 4. Abstinence-only susbstance abuse education is sometimes ineffective / Marsha Rosenbaum ; Periodical bibliography -- For further discussion -- Organizations to contact -- Bibliography of books -- Index.
Subject Drug abuse -- United States.
Teenagers -- Drug use -- United States.
Drug abuse -- United States -- Prevention.
Added Author Aue, Pamela Willwerth.
ISBN 0737733357
Standard No. QBX qbi06700222

 
    
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