Dr. Sharma is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
8 Core Principles When Treating Addiction in Adolescents
The main goal in treating addiction is to help the patient achieve and improve functioning. When that patient is also an adolescent, there are special considerations. Here's a quick primer.
Treatment Strategies for Substance Use Disorders in Adolescents: A Clinical Review
The author presents a clinically focused introduction to treatment principles for adolescent substance abuse disorders and reviews evidence-based approaches.
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