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  • Adolescents 12-step Group Participation

    Can 12-step group participation strengthen and extend the benefits of adolescent addiction treatment? A prospective analysis Background Despite advances in the development of treatments for adolescents with substance use disorders (SUD), relapse remains common following an index treatment episode. Community continuing care resources, such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA), have been shown …∞

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    Adolescents have deficits in frontal brain activation

      Adolescents at risk of developing a substance-use disorder have deficits in frontal brain activation < Brain synapse x 10,000 Children and adolescents at high risk for developing a substance-use disorder (SUD) tend to show deficits in executive cognitive function (ECF). A study using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to assess eye movements in adolescents …∞

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    Identifying Teen Alcohol Abuse or Dependence

    The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) as screening instrument for adolescents. BACKGROUND: The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) is an international screening instrument extensively employed in adult target groups. However, there is scarce information on screening with the AUDIT in adolescent populations. The purpose of this study was to determine the cut-off point …∞

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    12th Step Work Helps Youth

    Youth Involved in AA-Related Helping Less Likely to Test Positive for Alcohol and Drugs Youth who become active in Alcoholics Anonymous-related helping (AAH) while they are in treatment are less likely to test positive for alcohol and drugs during treatment, a new study finds. Researchers at Case Western Reserve University studied almost 200 juvenile offenders. …∞

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    Signs of Inhalant Abuse

    Inhalants Inhalants are common products found right in the home and are among the most popular and deadly substances kids abuse. Inhalant abuse can result in death from the very first use. Health Hazards Health Effects and Risks. Nearly all abused inhalants produce effects similar to anesthetics, which act to slow down the body’s functions. …∞

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    Religion and Youth in 12-Step Treatment

    Influence of Religiosity on 12-Step Participation and Treatment Response Among Substance-Dependent Adolescents Objective: Religious practices among adults are associated with more 12-step participation which, in turn, is linked to better treatment outcomes. Despite recommendations for adolescents to participate in mutual-help groups, little is known about how religious practices influence youth 12-step engagement and outcomes. This …∞

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    Abused Girls More Likely to Misuse Alcohol

    Abused Girls More Likely to Misuse Alcohol as Adults Women who were physically or sexually abused as children are more likely to abuse alcohol or be alcohol-dependent (alcoholic) as adults, according to a recent study. HealthDay News reported Nov. 22 that researchers used a sample of 3,680 women taken from the 2005 U.S. National Alcohol …∞

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    Teens Medical Cost Less with 12 Steps

    12-Step participation reduces medical use costs among adolescents with a history of alcohol and other drug treatment Background Adolescents who attend 12-step groups following alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment are more likely to remain abstinent and to avoid relapse post-treatment. We examined whether 12-step attendance is also associated with a corresponding reduction in health …∞

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    AA & NA Help Youth Sobriety

    Can 12-step group participation strengthen and extend the benefits of adolescent addiction treatment? A prospective analysis. Abstract BACKGROUND: Despite advances in the development of treatments for adolescents with substance use disorders (SUD), relapse remains common following an index treatment episode. Community continuing care resources, such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA), have been …∞

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