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The Yale Global Tic Severity Scale: initial testing of a clinician-rated scale of tic severity.
Data from 105 subjects support the construct, convergent, and discriminant validity of the instrument, and indicate that the YGTSS is a promising instrument for the assessment of tic severity in children, adolescents and adults.
Children's Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale: reliability and validity.
- L. Scahill, M. Riddle, J. Leckman
- Psychology, MedicineJournal of the American Academy of Child and…
- 1 June 1997
The CY-BOCS yields reliable and valid subscale and total scores for obsessive-compulsive symptom severity in children and adolescents with OCD and may be influenced by age of the child and the hazards associated with integrating data from parental and patient sources.
Prevalence and correlates of hoarding behavior in a community-based sample.
The relationship of obsessive–compulsive disorder to possible spectrum disorders: results from a family study
Analysis of shared heritability in common disorders of the brain
It is demonstrated that, in the general population, the personality trait neuroticism is significantly correlated with almost every psychiatric disorder and migraine, and it is shown that both psychiatric and neurological disorders have robust correlations with cognitive and personality measures.
Efficacy and safety of immediate-release methylphenidate treatment for preschoolers with ADHD.
- L. Greenhill, S. Kollins, T. Cooper
- MedicineJournal of the American Academy of Child and…
- 1 November 2006
MPH-IR, delivered in 2.5, 5, and 7.5-mg doses t.i.d., produced significant reductions on ADHD symptom scales in preschoolers compared to placebo, although effect sizes were smaller than those cited for school-age children on the same medication.
Hoarding in obsessive compulsive disorder: results from a case-control study.
Psychotropic practice patterns for youth: a 10-year perspective.
Youth psychotropic treatment utilization during the 1990s nearly reached adult utilization rates, and youth findings can be used to accurately assess the duration of treatment and unforeseen practice pattern changes, and to identify safety concerns.
Personality disorders and normal personality dimensions in obsessive-compulsive disorder
Case probands and case relatives had a high prevalence of obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) and high neuroticism scores, and neuroticism and OCPD may share a common familial aetiology with OCD.
Clinical presentation of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in preschool children: the Preschoolers with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Treatment Study (PATS).
- K. Posner, G. Melvin, L. Greenhill
- Psychology, MedicineJournal of child and adolescent…
- 3 November 2007
Preschoolers with moderate to severe ADHD experience high co-morbidity and impairment, which have implications for both assessment and treatment.