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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.
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.
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.
The Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale: initial validity and internal consistency findings from three multisite studies with adolescents and adults.
Findings suggest that the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale is suitable for assessment of suicidal ideation and behavior in clinical and research settings.
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 depressive
Adolescent suicide and suicidal behavior.
Clinical and public health approaches to the reduction in youth suicide and recommendations for further research will be discussed.
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.
Psychiatric risk factors for adolescent suicide: a case-control study.
The development of effective treatments for youth who fit the above-noted risk profiles should be given high priority.
Suicidality and depression disparities between sexual minority and heterosexual youth: a meta-analytic review.
Disparities in suicidality and depression may be influenced by negative experiences including discrimination and victimization and Clinicians should assess sexual orientation, analyze psychosocial histories to identify associated risk factors, and promote prevention and intervention opportunities for SMY and their families.