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The frequency of the manifestation of delusions and hallucinations (d/h) among participants of adult day care centers was examined, as was the relationship of d/h to demographic and medical variables, agitation, depressed affect, and dementia. Changes in d/h were also assessed over a 1-year period, and those changes were compared with changes in agitation,(More)
Although high-risk research suggests that children of depressed mothers are at increased risk for psychological disorders, the mechanisms of this risk are not well understood. In the current study, the information processing of children of depressed mothers was compared with that of children whose mothers were not depressed. Half of each group received a(More)
We compared the reliability and equivalence of scores on the Hamilton rating scale for depression obtained by an interactive voice response (IVR) system and by human raters among 367 subjects 18 to 79 years old. Structured clinical interviews indicated that 93 of these subjects met the DSM-IV criteria for current major depression. We also examined short(More)
Two methods have been developed for using the Minimum Data Set (MDS) to estimate cognitive ability, the Cognitive Performance Scale (CPS) and the MDS Cognition Scale (MSD-COGS). The relative utility of the two scales was compared by correlating them with the Mini-Mental State Exam the Global Deterioration Scale in a sample of 290 nursing home residents with(More)
This study explored the correlations of scores on the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-III in screening language problems and scores on the three Comprehensive Receptive and Expressive Vocabulary Test subscales. Participants were 243 students ages 6 to 17 years in Grades K-11 who were identified as learning disabled, learning disabled with speech(More)
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