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NIMH Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children Version IV (NIMH DISC-IV): description, differences from previous versions, and reliability of some common diagnoses.
The NIMH DISC-IV is an acceptable, inexpensive, and convenient instrument for ascertaining a comprehensive range of child and adolescent diagnoses. Expand
A children's global assessment scale (CGAS).
The findings indicate that the CGAS can be a useful measure of overall severity of disturbance and is recommended to both clinicians and researchers as a complement to syndrome-specific scales. Expand
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
The DISC-2 is a reliable and economical tool for assessing child psychopathology and the 2.3 version of the instrument provides a significant improvement over earlier versions. Expand
Suicide prevention strategies: a systematic review.
Physician education in depression recognition and treatment and restricting access to lethal methods reduce suicide rates, and other interventions need more evidence of efficacy. Expand
Youth suicide risk and preventive interventions: a review of the past 10 years.
While tremendous strides have been made in understanding of who is at risk for suicide, it is incumbent upon future research efforts to focus on the development and evaluation of empirically based suicide prevention and treatment protocols. Expand
Psychiatric diagnosis in child and adolescent suicide.
A limited range of diagnoses--most commonly a mood disorder alone or in combination with conduct disorder and/or substance abuse--characterizes most suicides among teenagers. Expand
Obsessive compulsive disorder in adolescence: an epidemiological study.
In the second part of a two-stage epidemiologic study of obsessive-compulsive symptoms in nonreferred adolescents, clinicians interviewed high school students selected from screening measuresExpand
The DISC Predictive Scales (DPS): efficiently screening for diagnoses.
The DISC Predictive Scales can accurately determine subjects who can safely be spared further diagnostic inquiry in any diagnostic area and has the potential to speed up structured diagnostic interviewing considerably. Expand
Psychopathology associated with suicidal ideation and attempts among children and adolescents.
A monolithic diagnostic risk profile for suicidality, ignoring gender- and age-specific risks, is inadequate and the contribution of substance abuse/dependence in the escalation from suicidal thoughts to suicide attempts is underscored. Expand