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(p. 292) Alcohol Use Disorders in Young Adulthood 

(p. 292) Alcohol Use Disorders in Young Adulthood
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(p. 292) Alcohol Use Disorders in Young Adulthood
Author(s):

Andrew K. Littlefield

and Kenneth J. Sher

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195332711.003.0018
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date: 19 February 2018

This chapter describes theepidemiology of alcohol use disorders (AUDs) (and related alcohol-phenomena) in young adulthoodand examine factors that contributeboth to their manifestation early in thethird decade of life and to their rapid declinesoon afterward. It also discusses special considerationsin the treatment of young adultswith AUDs.

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