Canada's programs to prevent mental health problems in children: the research--practice gap

McLennan, John D.; MacMillan, Harriet L.; Jamieson, Ellen
October 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/26/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 9, p1069
Academic Journal
Provides information on several medical programs for the prevention of mental health problems of children in Canada. Services included in the nurse-family partnership program of the U.S.; Significance of the community-based group parenting program to early childhood development; Efficiency of the lifeskills training program for older children.


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