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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
OBJECTIVE To describe the NIMH Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children (DISC) Version 2.3 and to provide data on its performance characteristics in the Methods for the Epidemiology of Child andExpand
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The MTA at 8 years: prospective follow-up of children treated for combined-type ADHD in a multisite study.
OBJECTIVES To determine any long-term effects, 6 and 8 years after childhood enrollment, of the randomly assigned 14-month treatments in the NIMH Collaborative Multisite Multimodal Treatment Study ofExpand
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Clinical relevance of the primary findings of the MTA: success rates based on severity of ADHD and ODD symptoms at the end of treatment.
OBJECTIVES To develop a categorical outcome measure related to clinical decisions and to perform secondary analyses to supplement the primary analyses of the NIMH Collaborative Multisite MultimodalExpand
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Coming to terms with the terms of risk.
Terms such as risk, risk factors, and especially the term cause are inconsistently and imprecisely used, fostering scientific miscommunication and misleading research and policy. Clarifying suchExpand
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ADHD comorbidity findings from the MTA study: comparing comorbid subgroups.
OBJECTIVES Previous research has been inconclusive whether attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), when comorbid with disruptive disorders (oppositional defiant disorder [ODD] or conductExpand
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Criterion validity of the NIMH Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children Version 2.3 (DISC-2.3).
OBJECTIVE To examine the criterion validity of the NIMH Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children (DISC) Version 2.3 in the NIMH Methods for the Epidemiology of Child and Adolescent Mental DisordersExpand
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National trends in the use of psychotropic medications by children.
OBJECTIVES Little information exists on national trends in the use of psychotropic medication by children and adolescents. The objective of this report is to compare patterns and predictors ofExpand
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Parent and child contributions to diagnosis of mental disorder: are both informants always necessary?
OBJECTIVE To examine the unique cases contributed by parent and child informants to diagnostic classification, with the goal of identifying those diagnoses for which either or both informants areExpand
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Symptom profiles in children with ADHD: effects of comorbidity and gender.
OBJECTIVE To examine ratings and objective measures of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms to assess whether ADHD children with and without comorbid conditions have equally highExpand
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Findings from the NIMH Multimodal Treatment Study of ADHD (MTA): Implications and Applications for Primary Care Providers
In 1992, the National Institute of Mental Health and 6 teams of investigators began a multisite clinical trial, the Multimodal Treatment of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (MTA) study. FiveExpand
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