10-year research update review: the epidemiology of child and adolescent psychiatric disorders: I. Methods and public health burden.

  title={10-year research update review: the epidemiology of child and adolescent psychiatric disorders: I. Methods and public health burden.},
  author={Elizabeth J. Costello and Helen Link Egger and Adrian Angold},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  volume={44 10},
  • E. CostelloH. EggerA. Angold
  • Published 1 October 2005
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
OBJECTIVE To review recent progress in child and adolescent psychiatric epidemiology in the area of prevalence and burden. METHOD The literature published in the past decade was reviewed under two headings: methods and findings. RESULTS Methods for assessing the prevalence and community burden of child and adolescent psychiatric disorders have improved dramatically in the past decade. There are now available a broad range of interviews that generate DSM and ICD diagnoses with good… 

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