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Continuities and discontinuities in psychopathology between childhood and adult life


, : Continuities and discontinuities in psychopathology between childhood and adult life. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, and Allied Disciplines 47(3-4): 276-295

The possible mechanisms involved in continuities and discontinuities in psychopathology between childhood and adult life are considered in relation to the findings from systematic, prospective, long-term longitudinal studies. Findings on schizophrenia, neurodevelopmental disorders, emotional disturbances, antisocial behaviour and substance abuse are used as conditions illustrating the key issues.

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Accession: 011898573

PMID: 16492260

DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7610.2006.01614.x

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