ERIC Number: EJ472310
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
An Overview of Primary Prevention.
Albee, George W.; Ryan-Finn, Kimberly D.
Journal of Counseling and Development, v72 n2 p115-23 Nov-Dec 1993
Sees historical antecedents of primary prevention in methods of public health, counseling, and psychotherapy. Defines primary prevention as being proactive and aimed predominantly at high-risk groups not yet affected by condition to be prevented. Sees success measured in decline in incidence of condition that is compared with controls. Asserts that only through prevention can incidence be reduced. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A