Vulnerability to Drug Abuse
For individuals in the U.S. & U.S. territories
Why are some individuals predisposed to drug abuse? What are the factors that lead to drug abuse? This book offers fresh insights into these complex and disturbing questions by examining the full range of factors that affect vulnerability, focusing specifically on factors and patterns associated with the transition from drug use to drug abuse.
Vulnerability to Drug Abuse represents the foremost contemporary thought on the etiology of substance abuse. It provides practitioners and researchers with the results of multidisciplinary and longitudinal studies as well as intervention strategies for prevention and treatment.
This softcover edition is a re-release of the 1992 hardcover edition.