As can be seen from the previous sections of this book, quite a lot is known about the psychotic disorders in children and adolescents. It is also clear that there is much yet to be learned about these conditions in young people. However, it is possible that improved insights into the longitudinal history, neurobiology, and treatment of these illnesses will become available in the near future. Although for many years relatively little research was performed that focused on the pediatric psychoses. Now this area of investigation is being actively considered by several research groups. For this reason, it is not unrealistic to be optimistic that new research will eventually provide clinicians with the ability to give improved care ...
Future Directions for Research
Future directions for research