Introduction to the special section: Prevention and remediation of emotional and academic problems in youth

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Accessibility to prevention and remediation programs is critical for today's children who face a broad range of adversities placing them at risk for emotional and academic problems. This introduction briefly summarizes the articles in the special section, which provide an overview of different interventions aimed at preventing or ameliorating various youths' emotional and behavioral problems. The special section concludes with an article and related commentary pertaining to school-related functioning.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalChild Development Perspectives
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 3 2009



  • Academic
  • Adolescents
  • Children
  • Emotion
  • Prevention

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Life-span and Life-course Studies

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