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The Development and Well-Being Assessment: description and initial validation of an integrated assessment of child and adolescent psychopathology.
TLDR
The DAWBA successfully combined the cheapness and simplicity of respondent-based measures with the clinical persuasiveness of investigator-based diagnoses and has considerable potential as an epidemiological measure and may prove to be of clinical value too. Expand
The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire: a pilot study on the validity of the self-report version
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The self-report version of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) was administered to two samples of 11-16 year olds and the correlations between self- Report SDQ scores and teacher--or parent rated SDQ Score compared favourably with the average cross informant correlations in previous studies of a range of measures. Expand
Mental health of children and adolescents in Great Britain
The findings described in this report and summarized here focus on the prevalence of mental disorders among 5-15 year olds and on the associations between the presence of a mental disorder andExpand
The British Child and Adolescent Mental Health Survey 1999: the prevalence of DSM-IV disorders.
TLDR
Roughly 1 in 10 children have at least one DSM-IV disorder, involving a level of distress or social impairment likely to warrant treatment, and comorbidity reported between some childhood diagnoses may be due to the association of both disorders with a third. Expand
Using the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) to screen for child psychiatric disorders in a community sample.
TLDR
Community screening programmes based on multi-informant SDQs could potentially increase the detection of child psychiatric disorders, thereby improving access to effective treatments, and reducing the number of patients going undetected. Expand
Stigmatisation of people with mental illnesses.
TLDR
Negative opinions indiscriminately overemphasize social handicaps that can accompany mental disorders, which contribute to social isolation, distress and difficulties in employment faced by sufferers. Expand
Using the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) to screen for child psychiatric disorders in a community sample
TLDR
Community screening programmes based on multi-informant SDQs could potentially increase the detection of child psychiatric disorders, thereby improving access to effective treatments, and reducing the number of patients going undetected. Expand
Epidemiology of autism spectrum disorders in adults in the community in England.
TLDR
The prevalence of ASD in this population is similar to that found in children, and the lack of an association with age is consistent with there having been no increase in prevalence and with its causes being temporally constant. Expand
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