Costs and longer-term savings of parenting programmes for the prevention of persistent conduct disorder: a modelling study

@inproceedings{Bonin2011CostsAL,
  title={Costs and longer-term savings of parenting programmes for the prevention of persistent conduct disorder: a modelling study},
  author={Eva-Maria Bonin and Madeleine Stevens and Jennifer K Beecham and Sarah Byford and Michael Parsonage},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Conduct disorders are the most common psychiatric disorders in children and may persist into adulthood in about 50% of cases. The costs to society are high and impact many public sector agencies. Parenting programmes have been shown to positively affect child behaviour, but little is known about their potential long-term cost-effectiveness. We therefore estimate the costs of and longer-term savings from evidence-based parenting programmes for the prevention of persistent conduct… CONTINUE READING