Multisystemic Therapy for social, emotional, and behavioral problems in youth aged 10-17.

@article{Littell2005MultisystemicTF,
  title={Multisystemic Therapy for social, emotional, and behavioral problems in youth aged 10-17.},
  author={Julia H. Littell and M Popa and B Forsythe},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2005},
  volume={3},
  pages={
          CD004797
        }
}
BACKGROUND Multisystemic Therapy (MST) is an intensive, home-based intervention for families of youth with social, emotional, and behavioral problems. Masters-level therapists engage family members in identifying and changing individual, family, and environmental factors thought to contribute to problem behavior. Intervention may include efforts to improve communication, parenting skills, peer relations, school performance, and social networks. Most MST trials were conducted by program… Expand
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