Drugs as instruments from a developmental child and adolescent psychiatric perspective

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 34 (6):312-313 (2011)
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Developmental, epidemiological, and neurobiological studies indicate that the adaptive and maladaptive functions, as well as immediate and long-term consequences of drug use, may vary by age. Early initiation seems to be associated with a reduced ability to use drugs purposely in a temporally stable, non-addictive manner. Prevention strategies should consider social environmental factors and aim to delay age at initiation



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