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Quest for Valid Preventive Interventions

G. Kelly James

in Becoming Ecological: An Expedition Into Community Psychology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195173796
eISBN:
9780199847631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173796.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The spirit of the personal response to the William James legacy is that adaptable knowledge will be best derived from work that emphasizes alternate methods stimulated by and appropriate to the ... More


Modern Family History Studies

Ezra Susser, Sharon Schwartz, Alfredo Morabia, and Evelyn J. Bromet

in Psychiatric Epidemiology: Searching for the Causes of Mental Disorders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195101812
eISBN:
9780199864096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101812.003.30
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Family history studies are now used for a much wider range of purposes than in the past. This chapter discusses their usefulness for refining phenotype definitions, targeting preventive ... More


Seven Criteria when Conducting Community-Based Prevention Research: A Research Agenda and Commentary

G. Kelly James

in Becoming Ecological: An Expedition Into Community Psychology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195173796
eISBN:
9780199847631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173796.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Prevention research is compelling and challenging and relatively new in the mental health professions. Doing prevention, research creates the opportunity to develop a genuine science of community ... More


Toward an Ecological Conception of Preventive Interventions

G. Kelly James

in Becoming Ecological: An Expedition Into Community Psychology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195173796
eISBN:
9780199847631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173796.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The work described in this chapter on natural environments is designed as an aid in conceptualizing preventive interventions. From the writer's experience in developing preventive services in ... More


Brief intervention: does it work?

Eileen Kaner and Amy O’Donnell

in Alcohol: Science, Policy and Public Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199655786
eISBN:
9780191757082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655786.003.0040
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

There is a clear need for an effective preventive intervention to help reduce excessive drinking in a large sector of society and covering a range of drinking patterns. In public health terms, the ... More


Bringing Foreign Powers Back In

in Foreign Powers and Intervention in Armed Conflicts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782814
eISBN:
9780804782944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782814.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter reports a conceptual evaluation of intervention. It describes interventions in the preconflict and postconflict stages and combines literatures on preventive interventions and ... More


The pros and cons of the preventive mental health approach

Mervyn Murch

in Supporting Children When Parents Separate: Embedding a Crisis Intervention Approach within Family Justice, Education and Mental Health Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447345947
eISBN:
9781447345992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345947.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses some of the reasons why Caplanian principles of preventive mental health have not generally as yet found their way into practice and policy in England and Wales. It then ... More


Never too early? Reflections on research and interventions for early developmental prevention of serious harm

Ros Burnett

in Young people and 'risk'

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420008
eISBN:
9781447304364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420008.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

In the autumn of 2006, the government introduced plans for interventions for early developmental prevention of serious harm. They targeted babies and young children who belonged to dysfunctional ... More


Preventive and Promotive Interventions for Young Children with Psychological Problems

Uma Hirisave and M. Nithya Poornima

in Psychology: Volume 4: Themes in Contemporary Mental Health Research

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199498871
eISBN:
9780190990626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498871.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

Psychological research on preventive intervention and promotion of mental health of children has been gaining impetus over the last few decades. This chapter presents key concepts of preventive ... More


Introduction

Barry M. Wagner

in Suicidal Behavior in Children and Adolescents

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112504
eISBN:
9780300156362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112504.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Suicidal behavior can be a common end point for children and adolescents who are depressed and anxious, inhibited, avoidant, aggressive, or impulsive. This book focuses on suicidal behavior among ... More


Introduction

Enver Solomon and Maggie Blyth

in Young people and 'risk'

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420008
eISBN:
9781447304364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420008.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This introductory chapter summarises the nature of discussions and themes prevalent in the book. It discusses first the terms ‘young people’ and ‘risk’ which are the dominant themes in the book. In ... More


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