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The Present and Future of Prevention

The Present and Future of Prevention
In Honor of George W Albee

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May 1992 | 288 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
A volume compiled by a group of noted psychologists, The Present and Future of Primary Prevention honors a pioneer and ground-breaker in the study of the psychology of prevention, George Albee. The contributors' writings reveal a strong appreciation and gratitude for Albee's efforts in this continually changing field and reflect the current status, the history of, and the state-of-the-art in the psychology of prevention. This book is concise, up-to-date, and highly valuable to researchers and practioners alike. Among the topics addressed are substance abuse prevention; stress reduction; cardivascular disease prevention; and the relationship between development, long-term prognosis, and the negative sypmtos of schizophrenia. The Present and Future of Primary Prevention will be of value to researchers, practitioners, and students in clinical psychology, community psychology, public health, mental health, psychology, social work, family studies, and sociology. "Many of the major concerns facing prevention, especially in mental health, are to be found here. The book will serve as a useful reference source." --Health Psychology Update

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ISBN: 9780803945906