In: Early Detection of Psychiatric Disorders in Children 1990; 67-84
"Newcastle community based prevention and intervention studies", I. Kolvin, pp 67-84, in H, Van Engeland (ed.), Early Detection of Psychiatric Disorders in Children, (Swets and Zeitlinger, 1990).
Clinicians who conduct psychotherapy with children and adolescents have for long done so without the evidence that their activities are validated by sound confirmatory research. The doubts and uncertainties surrounding psychotherapy were thrown into sharp relief in the 50's with Eysenck's (1952) controversial claims that patients receiving psychotherapy were no better off that those receiving no treatment at all.