Archived Reports

At the request of the government of British Columbia, we prepared reviews and syntheses of the best available research evidence on the prevention and treatment of children’s mental disorders. Each link provides a report summary and further links to short and full reports. For more recent research evidence about preventing and treating child mental health problems, please see our Quarterly publication, which tackles a different issue with each edition.


Child and Youth Mental Health Research Reports: 3. Prevalence of Mental Disorders in Children and Youth

December 11, 2002

The third Child and Youth Mental Health Research Report, prepared in October 2002, provides an update on the prevalence of mental disorders in children and youth, including new findings from recent epidemiological surveys.

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Child and Youth Mental Health Research Reports: 2. Draft Practice Parameters

November 11, 2002

In the second Child and Youth Mental Health Research Report, produced in April 2002, preliminary research evidence was summarized in the form of draft interdisciplinary practice parameters for five key children’s mental disorders: attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, conduct disorder, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and schizophrenia.

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Child and Youth Mental Health Research Reports: 1. Population Health and Clinical Service Considerations

October 11, 2002

To improve child and youth mental health outcomes in British Columbia, the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) has undertaken a comprehensive planning process.

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