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Bringing Evidence-Based Child Mental Health Services to the Schools: General Issues and Specific Populations

@article{MasiaWarner2006BringingEC,
  title={Bringing Evidence-Based Child Mental Health Services to the Schools: General Issues and Specific Populations},
  author={Carrie Masia-Warner and D. W. Nangle and D. J. Hansen},
  journal={Education and Treatment of Children},
  year={2006},
  volume={29},
  pages={165-172}
}
Epidemiological research indicates a high prevalence of psychiatric disorders among children and adolescents. Approximately 21% of children and adolescents, ages 9 to 17, have a diagnosable psychiatric disorder (Costello et al., 1996; Shaffer et al., 1996; U.S. Public Health Service, 2000), and additional youngsters experience social and emotional difficulties that do not meet symptom criteria for a disorder but cause considerable distress and impairment in functioning. Unfortunately, there is… Expand
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