In the Long Run... Longitudinal Studies of Psychopathology in Children (GAP Report No. 143)

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From our regular book review column.

This book provides to the clinician and researcher a summary of the available information looking at longitudinal studies of psychopathology in children and adolescents. It is a refreshing view focusing upon the developmental issues that may affect the expression of childhood psychopathology. The work group has presented a review of longitudinal studies with a focus upon understanding the course of specific illnesses as a means of facilitating primary and secondary prevention of the illnesses.

J Clin Psychiatry 1999;60(8):560