Emotional Regulation in Adolescent Substance Use Disorders: Rethinking Risk.
Siegel, Judith P.
Published: March-April 2015
Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse
Vol. 24, No. 1 , p. 67-79
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Emotional regulation has emerged as an important factor in understanding a wide spectrum of disorders, including substance abuse. This article reviews research on the role of emotion regulation in substance use disorders (SUD) and offers a new perspective on the rationale of family substance use as a risk predictor for children and adolescents. The implications for prevention and early intervention are of particular importance to adolescent SUD. (Author abstract)
adolescents; substance abuse; emotional problems; risk factors; emotional adjustment; substance abusing parents