Revolutions and counterrevolutions in prevention.

  title={Revolutions and counterrevolutions in prevention.},
  author={George W. Albee},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  volume={51 11},
The new prevention science put forward by the National Institute of Mental Health and by the Institute of Medicine advocates strict experimental interventions with controls to reduce risks for psychiatric disorders. Articles by R. F. Muñoz, P. J. Mrazek, and R. J. Haggerty (1996, this issue), K. Heller (1996, this issue), and D. Reiss and R. H. Price (1996, this issue) support, elaborate, and discuss this agenda. Issues that seem controversial include (a) the use of risk reduction of… CONTINUE READING

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