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(p. 386) Interventions with Adolescent and Young Adult Mothers 

(p. 386) Interventions with Adolescent and Young Adult Mothers
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(p. 386) Interventions with Adolescent and Young Adult Mothers
Author(s):

Jessica F. Magidson

, Jessica L. Garber

, and C. W. Lejuez

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780199743100.003.0019
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date: 15 August 2018

This chapter describes interventions for adolescent and young adult mothers who are pregnant or parenting and have substance abuse problems. It first considers the specific vulnerabilities of substance-using adolescent and young adult mothers, as well as the components of empirically supported interventions that may inform age-appropriate intervention development. It then discusses specific developmental considerations unique to adolescent and young adult mothers, along with the very few treatment models designed for pregnant and/or parenting adolescents and young adults with substance use problems. It also examines individual risk factors affecting parenting, with particular emphasis on the “dual-development hypothesis,” along with comorbid psychopathology in adolescent mothers. The chapter concludes by suggesting directions for future research.

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