Primary prevention of secondary disorders: a proposal and agenda.

@article{Kessler1993PrimaryPO,
  title={Primary prevention of secondary disorders: a proposal and agenda.},
  author={Ronald C Kessler and Richard H. Price},
  journal={American journal of community psychology},
  year={1993},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={607-33}
}
This paper calls for consideration of a new class of preventive interventions designed explicitly to prevent comorbidity of psychiatric disorders. Epidemiologic data show that successful interventions of this type could be extremely valuable, as up to half of lifetime psychiatric disorders and an even larger percent of chronic and seriously impairing… CONTINUE READING