Madeleine Levine

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OBJECTIVE To examine whether sleep impairment is associated with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults. METHOD In a study conducted from 1998 to 2003, we identified sleep characteristics in a community sample of 182 cases of DSM-IV ADHD or ADHD not otherwise specified and 117 non-ADHD controls aged 18 to 55 years.(More)
The authors conducted an archival study of 149 new clinic patients at a large community mental health center. The dropout rate for patients in brief psychotherapy in which the length of therapy was specified at the outset of treatment (time-limited psychotherapy) (32%) was about one-half the dropout rate for patients in brief (67%) and long-term (61%)(More)
A study was undertaken to evaluate the efficacy of the Day Treatment Center as an alternative to rehospitalization for chronic psychiatric patients. The project utilized a subject as his own control design comparing equal time intervals before and during Day Treatment Center involvement. The study demonstrates the efficacy of the Day Treatment Center as a(More)
Several studies have found that making a report of suspected child abuse or maltreatment concerning a client in psychotherapy is more likely to have a positive outcome for the relationship or to effect no change, than to be damaging. The current study examined factors that were associated with outcome. Three variables, all of which concerned the(More)
To determine how a cohort of patients admitted to a mental health center in a single month used the center's clinical services over a year's time, an index of service utilization for each patient was developed. The weighted score took account of days of inpatient and day hospital care and minutes of outpatient time consumed. It was found that 15% of the(More)
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