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NIMH Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children Version IV (NIMH DISC-IV): description, differences from previous versions, and reliability of some common diagnoses.
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The NIMH DISC-IV is an acceptable, inexpensive, and convenient instrument for ascertaining a comprehensive range of child and adolescent diagnoses. Expand
A children's global assessment scale (CGAS).
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The findings indicate that the CGAS can be a useful measure of overall severity of disturbance and is recommended to both clinicians and researchers as a complement to syndrome-specific scales. Expand
The NIMH Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children Version 2.3 (DISC-2.3): description, acceptability, prevalence rates, and performance in the MECA Study. Methods for the Epidemiology of Child and
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The DISC-2 is a reliable and economical tool for assessing child psychopathology and the 2.3 version of the instrument provides a significant improvement over earlier versions. Expand
Psychiatric diagnosis in child and adolescent suicide.
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A limited range of diagnoses--most commonly a mood disorder alone or in combination with conduct disorder and/or substance abuse--characterizes most suicides among teenagers. Expand
Suicide and Suicide Risk in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Populations: Review and Recommendations
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This article is a culmination of a three-year effort by an expert panel to address the need for better understanding of suicidal behavior and suicide risk in sexual minority populations, and stimulate the development of needed prevention strategies, interventions and policy changes. Expand
Prevalence and Treatment of Mental Disorders Among US Children in the 2001–2004 NHANES
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12-month prevalence estimates of specific mental disorders, their social and demographic correlates, and service use patterns in children and adolescents from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, a nationally representative probability sample of noninstitutionalized US civilians are presented. Expand
The DISC Predictive Scales (DPS): efficiently screening for diagnoses.
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The DISC Predictive Scales can accurately determine subjects who can safely be spared further diagnostic inquiry in any diagnostic area and has the potential to speed up structured diagnostic interviewing considerably. Expand
Psychopathology associated with suicidal ideation and attempts among children and adolescents.
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A monolithic diagnostic risk profile for suicidality, ignoring gender- and age-specific risks, is inadequate and the contribution of substance abuse/dependence in the escalation from suicidal thoughts to suicide attempts is underscored. Expand
Criterion validity of the NIMH Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children Version 2.3 (DISC-2.3).
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Examination of the criterion validity of the NIMH Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children showed moderate to good validity across a number of diagnoses, and suggested some specific diagnostic areas in which further revision of the DISC is warranted. Expand
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