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Mental health need and access to mental health services by youths involved with child welfare: a national survey.
- B. Burns, S. Phillips, J. Landsverk
- Psychology, MedicineJournal of the American Academy of Child and…
- 1 August 2004
Routine screening for mental health need and increasing access to mental health professionals for further evaluation and treatment should be a priority for children early in their contact with the child welfare system.
The Great Smoky Mountains Study of Youth. Goals, design, methods, and the prevalence of DSM-III-R disorders.
- E. Costello, A. Angold, C. Worthman
- Medicine, PsychologyArchives of general psychiatry
- 1 December 1996
Poverty was the strongest demographic correlate of diagnosis, in both urban and rural children, in this rural sample of children.
Perceived parental burden and service use for child and adolescent psychiatric disorders.
- A. Angold, S. Messer, D. Stangl, E. Farmer, E. Costello, B. Burns
- Psychology, MedicineAmerican journal of public health
Significant predictors of perceived burden were levels of child symptomatology and impairment and parental mental health problems, and children's depressive and anxiety disorders were associated with less burden than other diagnoses.
Children's mental health service use across service sectors.
The results show somewhat higher rates of mental health service use than has been reported previously, while continuing to show a substantial amount of unmet need, even among children with both a psychiatric diagnosis and functional impairment.
Psychiatric disorder, impairment, and service use in rural African American and white youth.
In this rural sample, African American and white youth were equally likely to have psychiatric disorders, but African Americans were less likely to use specialty mental health services.
Evidence-Based Psychosocial Treatments for Children and Adolescents Exposed to Traumatic Events
- W. Silverman, Claudio D. Ortiz, L. Amaya-Jackson
- PsychologyJournal of clinical child and adolescent…
- 3 March 2008
Meta-analytic results for four outcomes across all treatments compared to waitlist control and active control conditions combined reveal that, on average, treatments had positive, though modest, effects for all four outcomes.
Pathways into and through mental health services for children and adolescents.
- E. Farmer, B. Burns, S. Phillips, A. Angold, E. Costello
- Medicine, PsychologyPsychiatric services
The education sector plays a central role as a point of entry into the mental health system for children and adolescents as well as patterns of movement through five service sectors: specialty mental health services, education, general medicine, juvenile justice, and child welfare.
Family Support in Children’s Mental Health: A Review and Synthesis
- K. Hoagwood, M. Cavaleri, R. Hughes
- Medicine, PsychologyClinical child and family psychology review
- 1 March 2010
A comprehensive review of structured family support programs in children’s mental health was conducted in collaboration with leadership from key national family organizations. The goals were to…
Can involuntary outpatient commitment reduce hospital recidivism?: Findings from a randomized trial with severely mentally ill individuals.
- M. Swartz, J. Swanson, H. Wagner, B. Burns, V. Hiday, R. Borum
- Medicine, PsychologyThe American journal of psychiatry
- 1 December 1999
Outpatient commitment can work to reduce hospital readmissions and total hospital days when court orders are sustained and combined with intensive treatment, particularly for individuals with psychotic disorders.
The Great Smoky Mountains Study of Youth. Functional impairment and serious emotional disturbance.
- E. Costello, A. Angold, B. Burns, A. Erkanli, D. Stangl, D. Tweed
- Psychology, MedicineArchives of general psychiatry
- 1 December 1996
Specific areas of functional impairment should be examined when SED is assessed and treatment is planned, and plans to target mental health care resources to children with SED need to be accompanied by efforts to ensure access to those resources.