Preventive Interventions for Children and Adolescents: Where are we now and how far Have we Come?
Grant N I R
This paper outlines the longstanding discrepancy between needs & resources for child disorders & discusses the concepts of risk & protective factors in developing a case for the primary prevention of emotional & behaviour disorders in children & adolescents. Promising preventive interventions reported in the literature are reviewed using a developmental framework. (84 refs.)