Katherine E Grimes

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A sample of 163 children and adolescents, consecutively admitted to a large, private psychiatric teaching hospital, was interviewed using the child version of the Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children (DISC-C). Patients, ages 12 to 16, were interviewed during the first month of admission. Kappa coefficients were obtained from cross-tabulated(More)
A systematic study of the relationship between empirically-derived diagnoses and symptom patterns is reported in a sample of 160 preadolescents and adolescents consecutively admitted to a psychiatric inpatient setting. Results show that the DSM-III diagnoses generated using the child version of the Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children (DISC-C) were(More)
BACKGROUND Mental health advocates seek to expand children's services, noting widespread failure to meet the needs of public sector youth suffering from serious emotional disturbance (SED). However, state and national budgets face deepening cuts, with rising health care costs taking the blame. As the gap between needs and finances widens, identification of(More)
Children with significant behavioral health needs typically require an array of services to support their physical, intellectual, and emotional well-being. These children, however, are often served through fragmented systems, leading to inefficient care, costly utilization, and poor health outcomes. As a significant source of funding for children's(More)
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