Juan José Bretón

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The Quebec Child Mental Health Survey (QCMHS) was conducted in 1992 on a representative sample of 2400 children and adolescents aged 6 to 14 years from throughout Quebec. Prevalences of nine Axis-I DSM-III-R (American Psychiatric Association, 1987) mental health disorders were calculated based on each informant (for 6-11-year-olds: child, parent, and(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the reliability of the French Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children (DISC-2.25) in Quebec in light of other DISC-2 studies conducted in the National Institute of Mental Health's Methods for the Epidemiology of Child and Adolescent Mental Disorders Study. METHOD Reliability was assessed for DSM-III-R disorders in a community(More)
Previous epidemiological studies of correlates of child and adolescent mental disorders in the general population have focused more on child/adolescent and socioeconomic/sociodemographic characteristics than on family characteristics. Moreover, there are no generally accepted methods to analyze and interpret correlates. The purpose of the Quebec Child(More)
PURPOSE Organ preservation has been investigated in patients (p) with infiltrating transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) of the bladder over the past decade as an alternative to radical cystectomy. This is a trimodal schedule study, including transurethral resection of bladder tumor (TURB), neoadjuvant chemotherapy and concomitant radiochemotherapy (RTC). (More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the understanding of Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children-Version 2.25 (DISC-2.25) questions by children aged 9 through 11 years. METHOD Two hundred forty children were recruited from four public schools. The cognitive appraisal of 280 questions from the most prevalent DSM-III-R diagnoses was evaluated. The collaboration of four(More)
Confusion regarding definitions and standards of prevention and promotion programs is pervasive, as revealed by a review of such programs in Canada. This paper examines how a discussion of scientific paradigms can help clarify models of prevention and mental health promotion and proposes the complementary development of prevention and promotion programs. A(More)
OBJECTIVE We conducted a phase II trial to evaluate the efficacy and toxicity of a combination consisting of second-line docetaxel and gemcitabine in patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) previously treated with platinum-based chemotherapy. PATIENTS AND METHODS ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA histologically confirmed advanced NSCLC with(More)
As consultants in child psychiatry to the Dermatological service of a large pediatric hospital, the authors, like other clinicians, think that psychological factors have an effect upon the course of atopic dermatitis. They present the case of a child showing the existence of three important psychological factors. These are a closed parents-child(More)