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Prevention and early intervention of mental illness in infants, children and adolescents

This report has been developed by an expert reference group of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists’ (RANZCP) Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and determines key strategies to promote and develop cohesive and evidence-based prevention and early intervention strategies with the aim of decreasing the prevalence and harmful impact of mental illness in infants, children and adolescents. 

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The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists’ (RANZCP), 2010

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