Marisa Harrison

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Teachers (N = 12) were assigned to either an experimental (labeled) or control (nonlabeled) child. All children were, in fact, nonhandicapped and had no diagnosis or record of mental retardation. After reading a description (labeled or nonlabeled) of their child's developmental status, each teacher read their child a story. The results indicated that(More)
This paper discusses methodological issues arising in the initial stages of a larger epidemiological case-control study. Practitioners from both Generic Mental Health and Substance Misuse Services (n = 170) were asked to identify which of their clients, from a time-limited caseload (n = 2341), had comorbid mental health and substance misuse problems.(More)
BACKGROUND The concept of comorbid mental health problems and substance misuse has gained prominence in the last two decades, due in part to the closure of large psychiatric hospitals and to the increasing prevalence of drug use in the community. This client group has a dual requirement for both medical and social care needs and is at risk for social(More)
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