Targeted prevention

Targeted prevention

targeted interventions are designed exclusive for the at-risk sector of the population. Targeted approaches to prevention and early intervention can be divided into indicated and selective programs.

Indicated prevention interventions are targeted at individuals already displaying early signs of a problem or disorder.

Selective prevention programs, on the other hand, are targeted at individuals considered to be at high risk of developing a specific problem or disorder.

Targeted interventions are the opposite of universal interventions, which are intended for all individuals in a population, regardless of their level of risk.

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