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Toward a clinical model of suicidal behavior in psychiatric patients.
- J. Mann, C. Waternaux, G. Haas, K. Malone
- Psychology, MedicineThe American journal of psychiatry
- 1 February 1999
A stress-diathesis model is proposed in which the risk for suicidal acts is determined not merely by a psychiatric illness but also by a diathesis, reflected in tendencies to experience more suicidal ideation and to be more impulsive and, therefore, more likely to act on suicidal feelings.
One hundred years of schizophrenia: A meta-analysis of the outcome literature
Sample Size Estimation for Longitudinal Designs with Attrition: Comparing Time-Related Contrasts Between Two Groups
Formulas for estimating sample sizes are presented to provide specified levels of power for tests of significance from a longitudinal design allowing for subject attrition. These formulas are derived…
Suicidal behavior in bipolar mood disorder: clinical characteristics of attempters and nonattempters.
Low-level lead exposure and children's cognitive function in the preschool years.
- D. Bellinger, J. Sloman, A. Leviton, M. Rabinowitz, H. Needleman, C. Waternaux
- Medicine, PsychologyPediatrics
- 1 February 1991
In a cohort of 170 middle and upper-middle class children participating in a prospective study of child development and low-level lead exposure, higher blood lead levels at age 24 months were…
Outcome in Mania. A 4-year prospective follow-up of 75 patients utilizing survival analysis.
A 4-year follow-up of 75 patients was conducted to investigate outcome after recovery from an episode of mania. Predictors of an unfavorable outcome included poor occupational status prior to index…
Longitudinal analyses of prenatal and postnatal lead exposure and early cognitive development.
- D. Bellinger, A. Leviton, C. Waternaux, H. Needleman, M. Rabinowitz
- Medicine, PsychologyThe New England journal of medicine
- 23 April 1987
It appears that the fetus may be adversely affected at blood lead concentrations well below 25 micrograms per deciliter, the level currently defined by the Centers for Disease Control as the highest acceptable level for young children.
Classification trees distinguish suicide attempters in major psychiatric disorders: a model of clinical decision making.
Current suicidal ideation is the best indicator of a recent suicide attempt in psychiatric patients and weighted decision trees can improve sensitivity and miss fewer attempters but with a cost in specificity.
The Yugoslavia Prospective Lead Study: contributions of prenatal and postnatal lead exposure to early intelligence.
Mothers of sexually abused children: trauma and repair in longitudinal perspective.
- C. M. Newberger, I. Grémy, C. Waternaux, E. Newberger
- PsychologyThe American journal of orthopsychiatry
Mothers whose children had been sexually abused reported experiencing serious psychological symptoms following disclosure of the abuse. Over a one-year period, their emotional status improved. Strong…