Karine Chouicha

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the psychometric characteristics of the CES-D (Center for Epidemiological Studies - Depression Scale) in adolescents and to estimate the prevalence of major depression in French high-school students. METHOD A random sample of 2 583 high-school students from the departments of Haute-Garonne and Pyrénées-Orientales, France, were asked(More)
The goal of this study was to examine the factor structure of the Revised Diagnostic Interview for Borderlines (DIB-R; Zanarini, Gunderson, Franckenburg, & Chauncey, 1989) in a nonpatient sample of 118 adolescents. A principal components factor analysis with a Varimax rotation extracted three factors. A confirmatory factor analysis showed that this(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the comorbidity of borderline personality disorder and other personality disorders in a nonclinical sample of high-school students. METHOD 311 high-school students who completed the French version of the CES-D (Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale), were asked to participate to interviews evaluating personality(More)
OBJECTIVE To estimate the frequency of borderline personality disorder (BPD) in French high school students. METHOD A random sample of high school students (n = 1363) ranging in age from 13 to 20 years agreed to complete a questionnaire, the Screening Test for Comorbid Personality Disorders (STCPD); 107 of them volunteered to be interviewed. We assessed(More)
1,363 high school students were solicited to complete a personality disorder questionnaire and were encouraged to continue in the study by signing up for interviews with Master's level psychology students. 107 students (7.8%, 34 males, 73 females, mean age = 16.7 +/- 1.8) manifested themselves for the interview and were assessed by using structured(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the connections between the frequency and patterns of cannabis use and dependence, and the beliefs linked to cannabis use in a sample of adolescents. METHOD In 2001, 285 high school students (163 boys, 122 girls; mean age = 17.5 +/- 1.1 years) completed questionnaires assessing the patterns of cannabis use, and the symptoms of(More)
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