Katherine E Grimes

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OBJECTIVE This study sought to determine whether affective abnormalities could be detected in home movies of children who later developed schizophrenia. METHOD Trained observers coded facial expressions of emotion of 32 schizophrenic patients and 31 of their healthy siblings from home movies made when they were children. All of the patients met the(More)
This study examined childhood behavior problems in schizophrenic patients and their healthy siblings. Childhood Behavior Checklist (T. Achenbach, 1991) ratings were obtained from retrospective maternal reports, for 4 age periods: birth to 4 years, 4 to 8 years, 8 to 12 years, and 12 to 16 years. The results indicated that the patients had a variety of(More)
This study examined the relation between preschizophrenic subjects' facial expressions of emotion in childhood home movies and two criterion variables: educational level (highest grade completed) and age at onset of illness. Earlier research suggest that premorbid affective blunting is associated with an earlier onset of illness and poorer prognosis in(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)
Dermody of The Commonwealth Fund. We are grateful as well to Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit for supporting CHCS' ongoing Faces of Medicaid series to uncover better ways to identify the program's highest-risk subsets. The authors also extend gratitude to Ira Lourie, MD, partner in the Human Service Collaborative, who contributed to the psychotropic(More)
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