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A General Psychopathology Factor (P Factor) in Children: Structural Model Analysis and External Validation Through Familial Risk and Child Global Executive Function
Support is provided for a latent overarching P factor characterizing child psychopathology, supported by familial associations and child EF, which was significantly associated with global child EF.
Sertraline in the treatment of panic disorder: a flexible-dose multicenter trial.
- M. Pollack, M. Otto, J. Worthington, G. Manfro, R. Wolkow
- Medicine, PsychologyArchives of general psychiatry
- 1 November 1998
Results support the safety and efficacy of sertraline for the short-term treatment of patients with panic disorder.
Psychometric properties of the Brazilian-Portuguese version of the Spence Children's Anxiety Scale (SCAS): self- and parent-report versions.
Threat bias in attention orienting: evidence of specificity in a large community-based study
The association between internalizing symptoms and biased orienting varies with the nature of developmental psychopathology, and both the form and severity of psychopathology moderates threat-related attention biases in children.
A randomized clinical trial of cognitive-behavioral group therapy and sertraline in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
- M. B. Sousa, L. Isolan, Renata R Oliveira, G. Manfro, A. Cordioli
- Psychology, MedicineThe Journal of clinical psychiatry
- 14 July 2006
Cognitive-behavioral group therapy and sertraline have shown to be effective in reducing OCD symptoms, and the rate of symptom reduction, intensity reduction of compulsions, and percentage of patients who obtained full remission were significantly higher in patients treated with CBGT.
Childhood Trauma Questionnaire (CTQ) in Brazilian Samples of Different Age Groups: Findings from Confirmatory Factor Analysis
This study examined the dimensional structure and internal consistency of the Brazilian version of the CTQ and revealed that the alternative factor structure as opposed to the original factor structure was the most appropriate model within adolescents and adults Brazilian samples.
Quality of life in patients with panic disorder.
- P. Candilis, R. Y. McLean, M. Pollack
- Psychology, MedicineThe Journal of nervous and mental disease
- 1 July 1999
Evidence is provided of the pervasive negative effects of panic disorder on both mental and physical health, which tended to be worse in specific areas than patients with select medical conditions.
Psychometric properties of the Screen for Child Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders (SCARED) in Brazilian children and adolescents.
Do defense mechanisms vary according to the psychiatric disorder?
- C. Blaya, Marina Dornelles, G. Manfro
- Psychology, MedicineRevista brasileira de psiquiatria
- 1 September 2006
Depressive and anxious patients differ from other individuals in their use of defense mechanisms, and each diagnosis has a particular pattern, which could lead to the development of specific psychotherapeutic interventions.