This page contains our reports to government as well as information on the Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) we are conducting on the Nurse-Family Partnership. As well, it also includes academic publications we have written for peer-reviewed journals.

For reports, 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.

For peer-reviewed journals, each link provides the full abstract to the article and, from there, a link to the journal that published it. Some of the journals are accessible to all; others require a subscription. Please contact the Children’s Health Policy Centre if you would like more information about any of the articles.

Preventing and Treating Conduct Disorder in Children and Youth

August 11, 2004

Conduct disorder (or severe antisocial behaviour) affects over 40,000 children in BC. This systematic review outlines the best currently available approaches for children with conduct disorder.

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How Important Is Permanency Planning for Children? Considerations for Pediatricians involved in Child Protection

January 11, 2004

Charlotte Waddell, Harriet MacMillan, and Anna Marie Pietrantonio. (2004). How important is permanency planning for children? Considerations for pediatricians involved in child protection. Journal of Developmental and Behavioural Pediatrics, 25(4).

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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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