Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 November 2013

472 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199930838

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Neuropsychological Aspects of Substance Use Disorders

Evidence-Based Perspectives

Daniel N. Allen and Steven Paul Woods

National Academy of Neuropsychology: Series on Evidence-Based Practices

  • Covers changes in public opinion and perception of risk and use rates among adolescents regarding cannabis use and its neuropsychological consequences
  • Provides previously unpublished model to explain neuropsychological deficits and brain dysfunction in severe mental illness--substance use disorder comorbidity
  • Discusses susbtance abuse and increased risk for HIV/HCV infection
  • Describes increased incidence of traumatic brain injury in those with alcohol use disorders resulting from accidents while intoxicated

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