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DSM-III disorders in a large sample of adolescents.
The prevalence of DSM-III disorders was studied in 943 adolescents aged 15 years from a general population. Prevalence rates of disorder of 25.9% for girls and 18.2% for boys were found. The mostExpand
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DSM-III disorders from age 11 to age 15 years.
Although research into the continuity of disorder from childhood to adolescence is sparse, results from both longitudinal and cross sectional studies suggest that the prevalence of disorder increasesExpand
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The importance of conduct problems and depressive symptoms in predicting adolescent substance use
The current study assessed the relative importance of conduct problems and depressive symptoms, measured at two ages (11 and 15), for predicting substance use at age 15 in an unselected birth cohortExpand
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Self-reported inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity at ages 15 and 18 years in the general population.
OBJECTIVE Prevalence, impact, and continuity of self-reported attention deficit disorder (ADD) symptomology from ages 15 to 18 years were examined in a longitudinal study of a New Zealand birthExpand
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A 6 year follow‐up of childhood enuresis: Prevalence in adolescence and consequences for mental health
Abstract Recent studies have shown an association between enuresis and behavioural or emotional problems. The direction or causality of the association and its duration, however, remain unclear. ThisExpand
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Mental health disorders from age 15 to age 18 years.
OBJECTIVE To determine the strength of association between mental health disorders in adolescence and disorder in early adulthood. METHOD The study used mental health data from a longitudinalExpand
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Prevalence and correlates of the premenstrual syndrome in adolescence.
In a longitudinal study of their health and development, 384 15-year-old females reported their experience of symptoms indicative of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). The prevalence of these symptoms isExpand
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A longitudinal study of birth order, help seeking and psychopathology.
Recent studies have suggested an association between birth order and psychopathology. However, the association remains unclear due to a lack of consideration of the confounding effects of familyExpand
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Attention deficit disorder and age of onset of problem behaviors
In the course of a prospective longitudinal study, we examined age of onset of behavior problems in a group of boys and girls identified with attention deficit disorder (ADD) at age 11. OnsetExpand
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Models of adolescent psychopathology: childhood risk and the transition to adulthood.
OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between DSM-III disorder in adolescence (age 15 years) and DSM-III-R disorder in early adulthood (age 18 years), in relation to a history of behavior problems orExpand
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