Julia Gledhill

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OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that younger children in a school year are at greater risk of emotional and behavioural problems. DESIGN Cross sectional survey. SETTING Community sample from England, Scotland, and Wales. PARTICIPANTS 10 438 British 5-15 year olds. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Total symptom scores on psychopathology questionnaires(More)
BACKGROUND Depressive disorder is common amongst adolescents attending primary care, but little is known about its time course. AIM To determine the 6-month outcome of depressive disorder in adolescent primary care attendees with regard to the time to recovery from (1) the date of index GP consultation and (2) the date of depressive episode onset, and to(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess psychiatric status after meningococcal disease. METHOD Cohort study of 66 children (34 boys, 32 girls) ages 4 to 17 years admitted to pediatric hospitals with meningococcal disease. The main outcome measure was psychiatric disorder (1-year period and point prevalence on the Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia for(More)
BACKGROUND Although depression is common amongst adolescents attending general practice, little is known about factors which influence consultation. This study aims to identify factors that contribute to GP attendance in adolescents with high levels of mood symptoms. METHODS Case-control study of 13 to 17-year-olds attending (cases, N = 156) and not(More)
Rates of depressive disorder in adolescents attending primary care are increasing. Most presentations are for physical complaints and concurrent depressive symptoms go unrecognised and untreated. Primary care practitioners describe reluctance to intervene due to lack of confidence and skills. This paper describes the development and implementation of TIDY(More)
BACKGROUND The nature of adolescent sub-syndromal depression has not been investigated in primary care. AIMS To document frequency, characteristics and 6 month outcome of sub-syndromal depression amongst adolescent primary care attenders. METHOD Primary care attenders (13-18 years) completed depression screening questionnaires (Mood and Feelings(More)
Psychiatric outcome, quality of life, and alcohol consumption were compared between patients transplanted for alcoholic liver disease and those transplanted for other chronic liver diseases. Instruments used included the Clinical Interview Schedule, the 28-item General Health Questionnaire, the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale, and the Nottingham(More)
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