Year: 1992 Source: Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, v.37, no.10, (December 1992), p.711-721 SIEC No: 19950972

Child psychiatriy is increasingly focusing on the early identification of children at risk of psychopathology & the importance of prevention. This review attempts to summarize recent studies regarding risk & protective factors in children & address the areas of difficulty inherent in this type of research. Recommendations for future research study design are discussed. (47 refs.)