Teachers' therapy role

27th August 2010 at 01:00

Teacher-therapists could play a major role in preventing schools becoming breeding grounds for drink and drug dependency, according to research released this week. Two major trials in London showed that by targeting problem personality traits, such as thrill-seeking and negativity, at-risk adolescents can be steered away from substance abuse. Maeve O'Leary-Barrett, from the Institute of Psychiatry at King's College London, said staff did not need to have a clinical background.

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