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Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia for School-Age Children-Present and Lifetime Version (K-SADS-PL): initial reliability and validity data.
Results suggest the K-SADS-PL generates reliable and valid child psychiatric diagnoses. Expand
The Screen for Child Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders (SCARED): scale construction and psychometric characteristics.
The SCARED shows promise as a screening instrument for anxiety disorders and has good internal consistency, test-retest reliability, discriminative validity, and moderate parent-child agreement. Expand
Psychometric properties of the Screen for Child Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders (SCARED): a replication study.
The authors replicated their initial psychometric findings that the SCARED is a reliable and valid instrument to screen for childhood anxiety disorders in clinical settings and the 5-item SCarED appears to be a promising brief screening inventory for anxiety Disorders in epidemiological studies. Expand
Childhood and adolescent depression: a review of the past 10 years. Part I.
OBJECTIVE To qualitatively review the literature of the past decade covering the epidemiology, clinical characteristics, natural course, biology, and other correlates of early-onset major depressiveExpand
A clinical psychotherapy trial for adolescent depression comparing cognitive, family, and supportive therapy.
Cognitive behavior therapy is more efficacious than SBFT or NST for adolescent MDD in clinical settings, resulting in more rapid and complete treatment response. Expand
Oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder: a review of the past 10 years, part II.
It is apparent that there is not one single causative factor; thus it is not likely that one single modality will suffice to treat CD and future steps will involve the restructuring of diagnostic criteria to capture adequate subtypes and indicators, clarification of the neurological underpinnings of the disorder, and refinement in the models available to explain the varied pathways to DBD. Expand
Treatment guidelines for children and adolescents with bipolar disorder.
These guidelines were developed by expert consensus and a review of the extant literature about the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric bipolar disorders by serving as clinically useful guidelines for evaluation and treatment that can be used in the care of children and adolescents with bipolar disorder. Expand
Clinical course of children and adolescents with bipolar spectrum disorders.
Youths with BP spectrum disorders showed a continuum of BP symptom severity from subsyndromal to full syndromal with frequent mood fluctuations, and preliminary validation for BP-NOS is provided. Expand
Switching to another SSRI or to venlafaxine with or without cognitive behavioral therapy for adolescents with SSRI-resistant depression: the TORDIA randomized controlled trial.
For adolescents with depression not responding to an adequate initial treatment with an SSRI, the combination of cognitive behavioral therapy and a switch to another antidepressant resulted in a higher rate of clinical response than did a medication switch alone. Expand