Epidemiology and child psychiatry. Introduction.

  title={Epidemiology and child psychiatry. Introduction.},
  author={David Williamson Shaffer},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry},
  volume={20 3},
Most of the contributions to this special section were first presented at an Institute on Epidemiology and Child Psychiatry that was held at the 26th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry in Atlanta, Georgia. The papers have been revised and expanded for written presentation, and additional contributions have been solicited and included. Epidemiology is the study of the distribution of disease in the population. Knowledge about the way that diseases are distributed can be… CONTINUE READING

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