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Schiltz, Hillary; McIntyre, Nancy; Swain-Lerro, Lindsay; Zajic, Matthew; Mundy, Peter – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2017
Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are at risk for anxiety symptoms. Few anxiety measures are validated for individuals with ASD, and the nature of ASD raises questions about reliability of self-reported anxiety. This study examined longitudinal stability and change of self-reported anxiety in higher functioning youth with ASD (HFASD)…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Anxiety, At Risk Persons
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Skovlund, Henrik – Theory and Research in Education, 2019
Children with psychiatric diagnoses such as attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder/attention-deficit disorder and autism spectrum disorder have often been the topic of heated debate between those who favour the view that the global increase in children who receive these diagnoses is the result of pathologizing and stigmatizing discourses and…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Clinical Diagnosis
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Werry, John – Reclaiming Children and Youth, 2013
John Werry completed training in child and adolescent psychiatry at McGill University in Montreal, and has been a world renowned leader in children's mental health. Drawing on a half century of work in Canada, the United States, and his native New Zealand, he shares his reflections and vision for the future in the interview given for this…
Descriptors: Psychiatry, Psychiatric Services, Mental Health, Child Health
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Thoutenhoofd, Ernst D. – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2017
Pupils--the learners of both educational thought and of educational practice--exist ever more as data, as do the strictures and goals through which these pupils are pedagogically managed. I elaborate this thought by way of a single example: a particular kind of pupils whose number is reportedly on the increase, namely pupils diagnosed with…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Students, At Risk Students, Educational Technology
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Scheeringa, Michael S. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2015
Background: In individuals with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), 70-90 % have at least one comorbid non-PTSD disorder. Objective: This study tested several hypotheses to untangle comorbidity issues. Following McMillen et al. ("Compr Psychiatry" 43(6):478-485, 2002), we hypothesized that few non-PTSD disorders would arise following…
Descriptors: Natural Disasters, Mental Disorders, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Hypothesis Testing
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Moloney, Paul – Disability & Society, 2010
This paper questions the way in which the diagnosis of Aspergers syndrome has come to be widely accepted and used as an essentially medical category. It does so by drawing upon sociological and historical analyses of society, psychiatry and psychology, as well as the writings of service users, other practitioners in the autistic spectrum disorder…
Descriptors: Autism, Asperger Syndrome, Psychiatry, Identification
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Gadow, Kenneth D. – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2013
Objective: This study examines relations between the severity of specific symptoms of schizophrenia spectrum disorder (SSD) and severity of the three defining symptom domains of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children with ASD (N = 147) and child psychiatry outpatient referrals (Controls; N = 339). Method: Participants were subdivided into four…
Descriptors: Rating Scales, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism, Schizophrenia
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Doerfler, Leonard A.; Connor, Daniel F.; Toscano, Peter F. – Journal of Child and Family Studies, 2011
Biederman and colleagues reported that a CBCL profile identified youngsters who were diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Some studies found that this CBCL profile does not reliably identify children who present with bipolar disorder, but nonetheless this CBCL does identify youngsters with severe dysfunction. However, the nature of the impairment of…
Descriptors: Aggression, Psychiatry, Pharmacology, Profiles
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Al-Sharbati, Marwan M.; Zaidan, Ziad A. J.; Dorvlo, Atsu S. S.; Al-Adawi, Samir – Journal of Attention Disorders, 2011
Background: There is a dearth of studies describing the characteristics of ADHD among schoolchildren attending child psychiatry clinics in the Arab world. Most of the previous quests have focused on community surveys or themes that hampered international comparison. Aim: This study screened for the presence of ADHD as well as investigates the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Mental Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Arabs
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Carter, Gertrude – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2007
America's romance with certainty leads to a belief that substances improve life and fits with the New Psychiatry. It's use of psychotropic medications to treat an array of mental illnesses changes evaluations, treatment and emergency coverage. The rising abuse of its prescription drugs alters the campus party scene, and challenges pretenses about…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Budgets, Psychiatry, Intimacy
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Gadow, Kenneth D. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2012
Objective: This study compared the differential severity of specific symptoms of schizophrenia spectrum disorder (SSD) in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and child psychiatry outpatient referrals (controls). Each group was further subdivided into subgroups with and without co-occurring attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).…
Descriptors: Rating Scales, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism, Etiology
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Gupta, Pavan Kumar; T., Sivakumar; Agarwal, Vivek; Sitholey, Prabhat – Journal of Indian Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 2012
Background: Considerable controversy exists regarding clinical presentation, diagnosis, and comorbidities especially with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), in paediatric Bipolar Disorder (BPD). Aims and objectives: To describe phenomenology and comorbidities of paediatric BPD. Method: 78 Subjects (6-16 years) attending child and…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Depression (Psychology), Psychiatry
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Collin, Lisa; Bindra, Jasmeet; Raju, Monika; Gillberg, Christopher; Minnis, Helen – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2013
This review focuses on facial affect (emotion) recognition in children and adolescents with psychiatric disorders other than autism. A systematic search, using PRISMA guidelines, was conducted to identify original articles published prior to October 2011 pertaining to face recognition tasks in case-control studies. Used in the qualitative…
Descriptors: Eating Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Nonverbal Communication, Schizophrenia
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Hoffman, Ellen J.; State, Matthew W. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2010
Objective: This review considers the impact of chromosomal studies on the understanding of childhood neuropsychiatric syndromes, highlighting key discoveries, advances in technology, and new challenges faced by clinicians trying to interpret recent findings. Method: We review the literature on the genetics of child psychiatric disorders, including…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Investigations, Schizophrenia, Emotional Disturbances
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Gustafsson, Peik; Kallen, Karin – Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 2011
Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of pre- and perinatal factors on the risk of developing attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Method: We investigated the medical history of 237 children (206 male; 31 female) from Malmo, Sweden born between 1986 and 1996 and in whom a diagnosis of ADHD (Diagnostic and Statistical…
Descriptors: Premature Infants, Risk, Regression (Statistics), Perinatal Influences
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