Prevention is not a harmless activity

Harrington and Clarke,(4) reviewing possibilities for the prevention of adolescent depression, drew together some of the possible adverse effects of prevention. Screening creates ethical problems and may be counterproductive by providing a 'certificate of health' for those only just below the risk threshold. Programmes cost money which could be spent on proven treatments, bearing in mind most cases currently go untreated. Educational programmes to prevent suicide may upset students or normalize suicidal behaviour. Some well-intentioned programmes, particularly with adults, have eventually produced a worse outcome than routine care or no intervention. Interventions of proven effectiveness may be too expensive to implement in terms of resource consumption.

Adult Dyslexia

Adult Dyslexia

This is a comprehensive guide covering the basics of dyslexia to a wide range of diagnostic procedures and tips to help you manage with your symptoms. These tips and tricks have been used on people with dyslexia of every varying degree and with great success. People just like yourself that suffer with adult dyslexia now feel more comfortable and relaxed in social and work situations.

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment