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Adolescents at risk : prevalence and prevention

Author: Joy G Dryfoos
Publisher: New York ; London : Oxford University Press, 1990
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joy G Dryfoos
ISBN: 0195072685 9780195072686
OCLC Number: 925224300
Notes: Originally published: 1990.
Includes index.
Description: vi, 280 p. ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Hypotheses and Theories: PART I: High risk behavior: The setting: A description of adolescence in the United States; Prevalence of delinquency; Prevalence of substance abuse; Prevalence of adolescent pregnancy; Prevalence of school failure; The overlap in high-risk behaviors; PART II: Prevention interventions: Classification and organization of programs; Prevention of delinquency; Prevention of substance abuse; Prevention of adolescent pregnancy;Prevention of school failure and dropping out; PART III: Shaping a strategy to prevent high-risk behavior: Common concepts of successful prevention programs; Strategies for preventing high-risk behavior; Index
Responsibility: Joy G. Dryfoos.


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