Chapter 4 Comorbidity and early intervention / prevention

  title={Chapter 4 Comorbidity and early intervention / prevention},
  author={Mark Dadds and Erin Atkinson},
The aim of this chapter is to consider the question — Do prevention and early intervention programs for the major internalising (anxiety and depression) and externalising (behavioural) disorders in young people hold promise for reducing the incidence of substance use disorders in the community? The question is important for several reasons. First, substance use disorders represent a substantial health problem in society with significant economic and human costs. Second, traditional prevention… CONTINUE READING