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Theory-based screening for prevention: Focusing on mediating processes in children of divorce

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Editorial Note: This paper presents prevention researchers with a particular strategy for selection of program participants. To explicate the advantages and disadvantages of the suggested approach the editors have invited commentary from five different scholars. Their reactions and a final comment by the authors of this paper immediately follow. This research was supported by NIMH grant MH39246 to establish a Preventive Intervention Research Center of Arizona State University.

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Pillow, D.R., Sandler, I.N., Braver, S.L. et al. Theory-based screening for prevention: Focusing on mediating processes in children of divorce. Am J Commun Psychol 19, 809–836 (1991).

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