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One hundred and seventeen biological mothers and 63 biological fathers of depressed and nondepressed, psychiatrically disturbed children and adolescents were interviewed with the Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia-Lifetime Version. Diagnostic information was also obtained on 54 biological fathers who were unavailable for interview. Histories(More)
Insecure attachment relations have been theorized to play a significant role in the development of depressogenic modes of adaptation and to thus form a vulnerability factor for the emergence of depressive disorder in children. This study examined security of parent and peer attachment among four groups of early adolescents: clinically depressed,(More)
PURPOSE Adolescent health providers increasingly work in interprofessional environments. There is a lack of evidence regarding best educational practices for preparing the adolescent health care workforce of the future. We developed, implemented, and evaluated an interprofessional longitudinal case-based curriculum for postgraduate trainees in adolescent(More)
Thirteen children with new-onset inflammatory bowel disease were given a Kiddie-SADS-E interview. Three were depressed at diagnosis. Six mothers had a history of depression based on Adult-SADS-L interviews. The depressed children were less severely ill than the nondepressed children and had not required steroids. However, the depressed children had(More)
The Leyton Obsessional Inventory-Child Version was administered to 33 children with Crohn's disease, 11 with ulcerative colitis, and 46 with cystic fibrosis. Subjects with ulcerative colitis scored significantly higher on total number of obsessional symptoms and degree of resistance to symptoms than subjects with Crohn's disease. Scores of subjects with(More)
BACKGROUND The use of observational units (OUs) in pediatric emergency departments (EDs) has become an important adjunct to emergency care. An extended observation period (4 to 23 hours) in the ED has decreased both the number of admissions and prolonged use of acute ED beds. This serves to increase patient satisfaction as well as optimizing care. The use(More)
Of thirty six children with new-onset inflammatory bowel disease given a Kiddie-SADS interview, five children were depressed and ten had some depressive symptoms. Depressed children had less severe illness, and were more likely to have a maternal history of depression, more life events, and families characterized by less cohesion and more conflict.
This investigation developed a hierarchical multiple regression model to assess the potential risk factors for suicidality in youths 7 to 17 years old. Variables were assessed in three domains: self-perceptions, demography and diagnosis, and home/environment. The model controlled for major depressive disorder (MDD), which has confounded previous(More)