Prevention: A report of progress and momentum into the future

Manuel Barrera, Irwin Sandler

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Prevention is a critical component in the spectrum of interventions that also include traditional clinical treatments and rehabilitation. As reported in several meta-analyses, significant progress has been made in developing efficacious preventive interventions for a variety of problems. While there is the need for continued development of preventive interventions and for deepening our understanding of how they achieve their effects, increased attention is turning to the dissemination of effective prevention programs. We discuss that and related topics that have momentum to carry themselves into prevention's future.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)221-226
Number of pages6
JournalClinical Psychology: Science and Practice
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1 2006


  • Dissemination
  • Future directions
  • Prevention
  • Research needs

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Psychology


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