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Prevention: What Works with Children and Adolescents?: A Critical Review of Psychological Prevention Programmes for Children, Adolescents and their Families (Paperback)Alan Carr (editor)
Paperback 432 Pages / Published: 20/02/2003
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Prevention: What Works with Children and Adolescents? deals with the prevention of psychological problems which are of central concern to those who fund and develop health, social and educational services for children, adolescents and their families. Problems addressed in this book include developmental delay in low birth weight infants and socially disadvantaged children; adjustment problems in children with sensory and additional disabilities and autism; challenging behaviour in children with intellectual disabilities; physical and sexual abuse; bullying; adjustment problems in children with asthma and diabetes; teenage smoking; alcohol use and drug abuse; teenage pregnancy, STDs and HIV infection; post-traumatic adjustment problems and adolescent suicide. Conclusions drawn in this book are based on the results of over 200 rigorously conducted studies of more than 70,000 children.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 736 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 20 mm
Alan Carr and his colleagues have been both thorough and systematic in their approach to the literature on prevention. Clinicians might well find this a useful resource to the particular disorders or problems. - Professor Sir Michael Rutter, Institute of Psychiatry, London
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