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Research Agenda for Substance Use Disorders

Edited by Dwight L. Evans, Edna B. Foa, Raquel E. Gur, Herbert Hendin, Charles P. O'Brien, Martin E.P. Seligman and B. Timothy Walsh

in Treating and Preventing Adolescent Mental Health Disorders

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2005 | ISBN: 9780195173642
Published online August 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199951024 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/9780195173642.003.0021

Series: Adolescent Mental Health Initiative

 Research Agenda for Substance Use Disorders

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For a variety of reasons, little research has been conducted among adolescents with substance abuse problems. We operate as though data obtained from studies in adults applies to adolescents, but we know that there are critical differences. Thus assumptions about adolescents must be empirically tested. The following are a series of questions compiled by the Commission on Abuse of Alcohol and Other Drugs that we believe should be given high priority.

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Subjects: Psychiatry ; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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