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Arztl Jugendkd. 1991;82(3-5):215-23.

[Drug and alcohol abuse in children and adolescents--attempt at determining the current status. 3: Sociologic aspects and strategies for intervention].

[Article in German]

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  • 1Klinik für Kinder- und Jugendmedizin, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald, Bundesrepublik Deutschland.


The preventive and therapeutic strategies should be determined by considering sociobiological factors and the great plasticity of the juvenile individualities causing the type of dealing with the alcohol and drug abuse problems. Already in the elementary school an enlightening and the attitude to drugs and alcohol influencing instruction should be given. Later on the therapeutic ways become more and more complex. Main methods in the efforts against alcoholism should be the suggestion of own decision ability and the induction of ideas of positive life aims and values.

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