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Reducing risks for mental disorders : frontiers for preventive intervention research

Mrazek, Patricia Beezley.

Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press 1994

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  • Title:
    Reducing risks for mental disorders : frontiers for preventive intervention research
  • Author: Mrazek, Patricia Beezley.; Haggerty, Robert J.; Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Prevention of Mental Disorders.; United States. Congress.
  • Variant Title: Mental disorders
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press
  • Creation Date: 1994
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: xxvii, 605 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Subjects: Mental illness -- Prevention -- Research -- Government policy -- United States; Mental health promotion -- Research -- Government policy -- United States; Mental illness -- United States -- Prevention; Mental health promotion -- United States
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Contents: 1. Introduction
    2. New-Directions in Definitions
    3. Prevention of Physical Illness
    4. The Core Sciences: Contributions and Frontiers
    5. Description of Five Illustrative Mental Disorders
    6. Risk and Protective Factors for the Onset of Mental Disorders
    7. Illustrative Preventive Intervention Research Programs
    8. Treatment Research and Prevention Research: A Collaborative Frontier
    9. Mental Health Promotion
    10. Designing, Conducting, and Analyzing Programs Within the Preventive Intervention Research Cycle
    11. The Knowledge Exchange Process: From Research Into Practice
    12. Infrastructure for Prevention: Funding, Personnel, and Coordination
    13. Conclusions and Recommendations: An Agenda for the Next Decade
    App. A: Summary
    App. B: Contributors
    App. C: Workshops
    App. D: Background Materials
    App. E: Journals Publishing Prevention Articles Related to Mental Disorders.
    REDUCING RISKS FOR Mental Disorders; Copyright; Preface; Acknowledgments; Abstract; BUILDING THE INFRASTRUCTURE; EXPANDING THE KNOWLEDGE BASE; CONDUCTING WELL-EVALUATED INTERVENTIONS; Contents; OVERVIEW; 1 Introduction; A NEW EMPHASIS ON PREVENTION: OPPORTUNITIES AND STRENGTHS; OBSTACLES TO PROGRESS; LOOKING FORWARD; ORGANIZATION OF THIS REPORT; REFERENCES; 2 New Directions in Definitions; CLASSIFYING PREVENTIVE INTERVENTIONS FOR PHYSICAL ILLNESS; CLASSIFYING INTERVENTIONS FOR MENTAL DISORDERS; The Mental Health Intervention Spectrum for Mental Disorders
    Preventive Interventions for Mental DisordersMENTAL HEALTH PROMOTION; THE CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM IN PRACTICE; REFERENCES; LESSONS FROM HEALTH RESEARCH; 3 Prevention of Physical Illness; CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE; SMOKING; INJURIES; FINDINGS AND LEADS; REFERENCES; 4 The Core Sciences: Contributions and Frontiers; NEUROSCIENCE; GENETICS; EPIDEMIOLOGY; DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY; FINDINGS AND LEADS; REFERENCES; 5 Description of Five Illustrative Mental Disorders; DATA SOURCES, CONCEPTS, AND METHODOLOGIES USED IN THE DISORDER DESCRIPTIONS; Epidemiologic Catchment Area Study
    Conceptualization of OnsetMethods for Analyzing Onset; ILLUSTRATIVE DISORDERS; Conduct Disorder; Depressive Disorders; Alcohol Abuse and Dependence; Schizophrenia; Alzheimer's Disease; GAPS IN OUR KNOWLEDGE; Age-Specific Prevalence in Children; Child Psychiatric Nosology; Empirical Search for Prodromes; Co-morbidity; Transition to Adulthood; FINDINGS AND LEADS; REFERENCES; 6 Risk and Protective Factors for the Onset of Mental Disorders; ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE; Biological Risk Factors; Genetic Vulnerability; History of Head Trauma; Medical Risk Factors, Including Thyroid Disorders
    Maternal Age at Time of BirthPsychosocial Risk and Protective Factors; Educational Level; Smoking; Environmental Triggers; Future Directions in Identification of Risk and Protective Factors; Family Burden; Findings and Leads; SCHIZOPHRENIA; Biological Risk Factors; Genetic Vulnerability; Pregnancy and Birth Complications, Winter Births, and Viral Exposure; Biological Markers; Psychosocial Risk Factors; Low Socioeconomic Status; Disturbed Family Environment and Family Communicative Problems; Serious Behavioral and Emotional Problems in Childhood; Social Dysfunction; Substance Abuse
    Caregiver BurdenFindings and Leads; ALCOHOL ABUSE AND DEPENDENCE; Biological Risk Factors; Genetic Vulnerability; Biological Markers; Psychosocial Risk Factors; Personality; Contextual Factors; Psychosocial Aspects of Parental Alcoholism; Protective Factors; Positive Group Norms; Strong Attachments; Genetic Factors Modifying Expression of the Disorder; Findings and Leads; DEPRESSIVE DISORDERS; Biological Risk Factors; Genetic Vulnerability; Disease and Medication; Brain Injury; Psychosocial Risk Factors; Severe and Traumatic Life Events; Accumulation of Stresses at a Time of Transition
    Sociodemographic Factors
    1. Introduction
    2. New-directions in definitions
    3. Prevention of physical illness
    4. The core sciences: contributions and frontiers
    5. Description of five illustrative mental disorders
    6. Risk and protective factors for the onset of mental disorders
    7. Illustrative preventive intervention research programs
    8. Treatment research and prevention research: a collaborative frontier
    9. Mental health promotion
    10. Designing, conducting, and analyzing programs within the preventive intervention research cycle
    11. The knowledge exchange process: from research into practice
    12. Infrastructure for prevention: funding, personnel, and coordination
    13. Conclusions and recommendations: an agenda for the next decade
    App. A: Summary
    App. B: Contributors
    App. C: Workshops
    App. D: Background materials
    App. E: Journals publishing prevention articles related to mental disorders.
  • Restrictions: Restrictions unspecified
  • OCLC Number: 29564485
    814272211
    57762769
  • Identifier: ISBN0309049393;ISBN9780309049399;LCCN93047911