ERIC Number: EJ487516
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Adolescent and Elderly Substance Abusers and Their Similarities: Considerations for Treatment.
Journal of Adolescent Chemical Dependency, v2 n2 p1-7 1992
Contends that adolescent and elderly populations both exhibit attitudes, behavior, feelings, and reasons for alcohol and drug abuse that appear to be similar. Suggests that study of pediatrics can play role in development of geriatric movement by sharing common issues of both groups. Applies Erikson's stages of development to illustrate similarity of needs between adolescent and elderly populations. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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