Wilson, P., Minnis, H.J., Puckering, C., and Gillberg, C. (2009) Should we aspire to screen preschool children for conduct disorder? Archives of Disease in Childhood, 94 (10). pp. 812-816. ISSN 0003-9888 (doi:10.1136/adc.2009.158535)
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Life-course persistent conduct disorder is a major public health problem with implications for individual health and for society at large. Recent evidence has shown that treatment can be cost-effective and early symptom detection is improving. We weigh the evidence for and against the introduction of population screening for conduct disorder in early childhood using Wilson and Junger’s criteria.
|Glasgow Author(s):||Wilson, Dr Philip and Gillberg, Prof Christopher and Minnis, Dr Helen and Puckering, Dr Christine|
|Authors:||Wilson, P., Minnis, H.J., Puckering, C., and Gillberg, C.|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics|
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
|College/School:||College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Health and Wellbeing > Mental Health and Wellbeing|
College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Medicine > Clinical Specialities
|Journal Name:||Archives of Disease in Childhood|
|Journal Abbr.:||Arch. Dis. Child.|
|Publisher:||B M J Group|
|Published Online:||26 April 2009|