Preventing depression and anxiety in young people: a review of the joint efficacy of universal, selective and indicated prevention.

@article{Stockings2016PreventingDA,
  title={Preventing depression and anxiety in young people: a review of the joint efficacy of universal, selective and indicated prevention.},
  author={Emily Stockings and Louisa Degenhardt and Timothy A. Dobbins and Yong Yi Lee and Holly E. Erskine and Harvey Whiteford and George Patton},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={46 1},
  pages={11-26}
}
Depression and anxiety (internalizing disorders) are the largest contributors to the non-fatal health burden among young people. This is the first meta-analysis to examine the joint efficacy of universal, selective, and indicated preventive interventions upon both depression and anxiety among children and adolescents (5-18 years) while accounting for their co-morbidity. We conducted a systematic review of reviews in Medline, PsycINFO and the Cochrane Library of Systematic Reviews, from 1980 to… CONTINUE READING
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