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The NIMH Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children Version 2.3 (DISC-2.3): description, acceptability, prevalence rates, and performance in the MECA Study. Methods for the Epidemiology of Child and
OBJECTIVE To describe the NIMH Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children (DISC) Version 2.3 and to provide data on its performance characteristics in the Methods for the Epidemiology of Child andExpand
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A Practical Measure of Impairment: Psychometric Properties of the Impairment Rating Scale in Samples of Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Two School-Based Samples
Assessing impairment is an explicit component of current psychiatric diagnostic systems. A brief parent and teacher rating scale for assessing impairment was developed and studied using attentionExpand
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Public health significance of neuroticism.
  • B. Lahey
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American psychologist
  • 1 May 2009
The personality trait of neuroticism refers to relatively stable tendencies to respond with negative emotions to threat, frustration, or loss. Individuals in the population vary markedly on thisExpand
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Oppositional defiant and conduct disorder: a review of the past 10 years, part I.
OBJECTIVE To review empirical findings on oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) and conduct disorder (CD). METHOD Selected summaries of the literature over the past decade are presented. RESULTSExpand
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Validity of DSM-IV attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptom dimensions and subtypes.
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition (DSM-IV) criteria for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) specify two dimensions of inattention andExpand
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DSM-IV field trials for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents.
OBJECTIVE Optimal diagnostic thresholds were determined for DSM-IV attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and the psychometric properties were compared to alternative definitions. METHODExpand
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The DISC Predictive Scales (DPS): efficiently screening for diagnoses.
OBJECTIVE To derive and test a series of brief diagnosis-specific scales to identify subjects who are at high probability of meeting diagnostic criteria and those who may safely be spared moreExpand
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Criterion validity of the NIMH Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children Version 2.3 (DISC-2.3).
OBJECTIVE To examine the criterion validity of the NIMH Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children (DISC) Version 2.3 in the NIMH Methods for the Epidemiology of Child and Adolescent Mental DisordersExpand
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Maternal depression and early positive parenting predict future conduct problems in young children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at risk for adverse outcomes such as substance abuse and criminality, particularly if they develop conduct problems. Little is knownExpand
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Parent and child contributions to diagnosis of mental disorder: are both informants always necessary?
OBJECTIVE To examine the unique cases contributed by parent and child informants to diagnostic classification, with the goal of identifying those diagnoses for which either or both informants areExpand
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