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Steenhuis, Mark-Peter; Serra, Marike; Minderaa, Rudolf Boudewijn; Hartman, Catharina Annette – Psychological Assessment, 2009
The authors recently developed an Internet version of the Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children-Version 4 (DISC-IV), parent version (D. Shaffer, P. Fisher, C. P. Lucas, M. K. Dulcan, & M. E. Schwab-Stone, 2000), with the main purpose of using it at home without an interviewer. This offers many advantages (e.g., extended applicability,…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Children, Interviews, Diagnostic Tests
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Luby, Joan L.; Heffelfinger, Amy; Koenig-McNaught, Amy L.; Brown, Kathy; Spitznagel, Edward – Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2004
Objective: Childhood depression is widely underrecognized in primary health care settings. This phenomenon appears to increase with younger age. Evidence has been provided for a valid depressive syndrome among preschool children. Based on the need for the earliest possible identification of depression, the development of a brief screening measure…
Descriptors: Primary Health Care, Psychiatry, Psychopathology, Identification
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McClelland, Gary M.; Elkington, Katherine S.; Teplin, Linda A.; Abram, Karen M. – Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2004
Objective: To estimate the 6-month prevalence of multiple substance use disorders (SUDs) among juvenile detainees by demographic subgroups (sex, race/ethnicity, age). Method: Participants were a randomly selected sample of 1,829 African American, non-Hispanic white, and Hispanic detainees (1,172 males, 657 females, aged 10 to 18). Patterns and…
Descriptors: Drug Use, Psychiatry, Incidence, Females
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Sawyer, Michael Gifford; Rey, Joseph M.; Arney, Fiona Marie; Whitham, Justine Nikola; Clark, Jennifer Joy; Baghurst, Peter Adrian – Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2004
Objective: To examine use of health (including psychiatric) and school-based services by children and adolescents who met symptom criteria for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the factors associated with service use, and barriers to service access. Method: The relationship between parents' perceptions of children's need for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychiatry, Health Services, Adolescents
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van Hulst, Branko M.; de Zeeuw, Patrick; Bos, Dienke J.; Rijks, Yvonne; Neggers, Sebastiaan F. W.; Durston, Sarah – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2017
Background: Changes in reward processing are thought to be involved in the etiology of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), as well as other developmental disorders. In addition, different forms of therapy for ADHD rely on reinforcement principles. As such, improved understanding of reward processing in ADHD could eventually lead to…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Task Analysis, Reinforcement, Therapy
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Rhee, Soo Hyun; Friedman, Naomi P.; Boeldt, Debra L.; Corley, Robin P.; Hewitt, John. K.; Knafo, Ariel; Lahey, Benjamin B.; Robinson, JoAnn; Van Hulle, Carol A.; Waldman, Irwin D.; Young, Susan E.; Zahn-Waxler, Carolyn – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2013
Background: Prediction of antisocial behavior is important, given its adverse impact on both the individuals engaging in antisocial behavior and society. Additional research identifying early predictors of future antisocial behavior, or antisocial propensity, is needed. The present study tested the hypothesis that both concern for others and…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Predictor Variables, Altruism, Prediction
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Vicente, Benjamin; Saldivia, Sandra; de la Barra, Flora; Kohn, Robert; Pihan, Ronaldo; Valdivia, Mario; Rioseco, Pedro; Melipillan, Roberto – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2012
Background: In Latin America, there is limited research on the prevalence of mental disorders in children and adolescents. This Chilean survey is the first national representative survey in the Latin American region to examine the prevalence of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual-IV (DSM-IV) psychiatric disorders in the region in children and…
Descriptors: Health Services, Risk, Adolescents, Mental Disorders
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Van Hulle, Carol A.; Schmidt, Nicole L.; Goldsmith, H. Hill – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2012
Background: Although impaired sensory processing accompanies various clinical conditions, the question of its status as an independent disorder remains open. Our goal was to delineate the comorbidity (or lack thereof) between childhood psychopathology and sensory over-responsivity (SOR) in middle childhood using phenotypic and behavior-genetic…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Behavior Problems, Siblings
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de Vries, Annelou L. C.; Doreleijers, Theo A. H.; Steensma, Thomas D.; Cohen-Kettenis, Peggy T. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2011
Background: This study examined psychiatric comorbidity in adolescents with a gender identity disorder (GID). We focused on its relation to gender, type of GID diagnosis and eligibility for medical interventions (puberty suppression and cross-sex hormones). Methods: To ascertain DSM-IV diagnoses, the Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children…
Descriptors: Anxiety Disorders, Medical Services, Eligibility, Adolescents
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Achenbach, Thomas M.; Rescorla, Leslie A.; Ivanova, Masha Y. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2012
Objectives: To review international findings on the prevalence of diagnosed disorders, generalizability of dimensional scales, and distributions of dimensional scores for school-age children and to address the conceptual and clinical issues raised by the findings. Method: A review of findings for interviews (Development and Well-Being Assessment,…
Descriptors: Epidemiology, Psychopathology, Children, Adolescents
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Montiel, Cecilia; Pena, Joaquin A.; Montiel-Barbero, Isabel; Polanczyk, Guilherme – Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 2008
A total of 1,535 4-12 year-old children were screened with the Conners' rating scales, followed by diagnostic confirmation by the diagnostic interview schedule for children-IV-parent version. The prevalence of ADHD was estimated to be 10.03%, and only 3.9% of children had received medication for the treatment of ADHD symptoms. Prevalence rates and…
Descriptors: Public Health, Hyperactivity, Attention Deficit Disorders, Rating Scales
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Carter, Alice S.; Ben-Sasson, Ayelet; Briggs-Gowan, Margaret J. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2011
Objective: To establish the diagnostic validity of sensory overresponsivity (SOR), there is a need to document rates of SOR and the co-occurrence of SOR with other psychiatric disorders. Although this was not a diagnostic study of SOR, this study was designed to investigate rates of elevated SOR symptoms and associations between elevated SOR…
Descriptors: Family Relationship, Diagnostic Tests, Identification, Psychopathology
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Carter, Alice S.; Wagmiller, Robert J.; Gray, Sarah A. O.; McCarthy, Kimberly J.; Horwitz, Sarah M.; Briggs-Gowan, Margaret J. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2010
Objective: The aims of this paper are as follows: to present past-year prevalence data for DSM-IV disorders in the early elementary school years; to examine the impact of impairment criteria on prevalence estimates; to examine the relation of sociodemographic and psychosocial risk factors to disorders; and to explore associations between…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Psychopathology, Risk, Adolescents
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Ho, Ting-Pong; Leung, Patrick Wing-leung; Lee, Chi-chiu; Tang, Chun-pan; Hung, Se-fong; Kwong, Shi-leung; Lucas, Christopher P.; Lieh-Mak, Felice; Shaffer, David – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2005
Background: Despite the huge youth population, there is a lack of psychiatric diagnostic instruments with reported psychometric properties in Chinese. This study reports the development of the Chinese version of DISC-IV and examines its test-retest reliability. Method: Seventy-eight parents and 79 youths (mean age 13.1 years) attending child…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Psychometrics, Clinics
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Gruber, Reut; Grizenko, Natalie; Schwartz, George; Amor, Leila Ben; Gauthier, Julie; de Guzman, Rosherrie; Joober, Ridha – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2006
Objective: To examine whether COMT (catechol-O-methyltransferase) polymorphism modulates aspects of sleep in children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Method: Nightly sleep actigraphic recordings during a double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover clinical study (1 week of 0.5 mg/kg MPH; 1 week of placebo) were…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Sleep, Children, Drug Therapy
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