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Characteristics and functions of non-suicidal self-injury in a community sample of adolescents.
BACKGROUND Few studies have investigated non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI), or the deliberate, direct destruction of body tissue without conscious suicidal intent, and the motivations for engaging inExpand
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Use and abuse of alcohol and illicit drugs in US adolescents: results of the National Comorbidity Survey-Adolescent Supplement.
CONTEXT Comprehensive descriptions of substance use and abuse trajectories have been lacking in nationally representative samples of adolescents. OBJECTIVE To examine the prevalence, age at onset,Expand
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Does number of lifetime traumas explain the relationship between PTSD and chronic medical conditions? Answers from the National Comorbidity Survey-Replication (NCS-R)
The present study sought to extend prior research by using data from the National Comorbidity Survey-Replication (NCS-R) to examine the relationship between number of lifetime traumas, posttraumaticExpand
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A Practical Guide to Calculating Cohen’s f2, a Measure of Local Effect Size, from PROC MIXED
Reporting effect sizes in scientific articles is increasingly widespread and encouraged by journals; however, choosing an effect size for analyses such as mixed-effects regression modeling andExpand
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Evaluating the drug use "gateway" theory using cross-national data: consistency and associations of the order of initiation of drug use among participants in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys.
BACKGROUND It is unclear whether the normative sequence of drug use initiation, beginning with tobacco and alcohol, progressing to cannabis and then other illicit drugs, is due to causal effects ofExpand
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Psychopathology among offspring of parents with substance abuse and/or anxiety disorders: a high-risk study.
This paper reports the results of a high-risk study of children under age 18 of parents who served as probands in a family study of comorbidity of substance abuse and anxiety disorders. There was aExpand
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Comorbidity of depression in children and adolescents: models and evidence from a prospective high-risk family study
Despite abundant research demonstrating the magnitude of comorbidity and its importance in understanding childhood psychopathology, there has been limited empirical research designed to examine theExpand
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Screening for anxiety and depression in early adolescence.
OBJECTIVE To examine the level of diagnostic and discriminative accuracy of three dimensional rating scales for detecting anxiety and depressive disorders in a school-based survey of 9th gradeExpand
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Delay discounting and smoking: association with the Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence but not cigarettes smoked per day.
Delay discounting (DD) has been shown to be related to smoking status and-less consistently-frequency of cigarette use, but its independent relationship with dependence has not been examined. In thisExpand
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Influence of parental concordance for psychiatric disorders on psychopathology in offspring.
OBJECTIVE To examine the influence of parental mating types for substance abuse and anxiety/affective disorders on the risk of psychopathology among child and adolescent offspring. METHOD EmotionalExpand
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