Practice parameter for the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with substance use disorders

Oscar G. Bukstein, William Bernet, Valerie Arnold, Joseph Beitchman, Jon Shaw, Scott Benson, Joan Kinlan, Jon McClellan, Saundra Stock, Kristin Kroeger Ptakowski

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Abstract

This practice parameter describes the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with substance use disorders and is based on scientific evidence and clinical consensus regarding diagnosis and effective treatment as well as on the current state of clinical practice. This parameter considers risk factors for substance use and related problems, normative use of substances by adolescents, the comorbidity of substance use disorders with other psychiatric disorders, and treatment settings and modalities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)609-621
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Volume44
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2005
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Evaluation
  • Practice parameter
  • Substance abuse
  • Substance dependence
  • Treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology

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