A Profitable Conjunction: From Science to Service in Children's Mental Health


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© 2002 by Oxford University Press, Inc. All rights reserved. This chapter begins with a discussion of the meaning of evidence-based practice and why it matters. It then identifies six categories of research in which studies are needed to amplify, strengthen, and extend the science on evidence-based services for children and adolescents. It argues that developing a science that will be serviceable for children requires a different and more iterative model of the relationship between search and practice. Such a model is then described.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hoagwood, K; Burns, BJ; Weisz, JR

Published Date

  • January 1, 2009

Book Title

  • Community Treatment for Youth: Evidence-Based Interventions for Severe Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9780195134575

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134575.003.0014

Citation Source

  • Scopus