Susan V Dachille

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OBJECTIVE To determine amitriptyline's (AMI) efficacy in the acute treatment of adolescent major depressive disorder (MDD). METHOD Subjects aged 12 through 17 years meeting Research Diagnostic Criteria for MDD, diagnosed with the Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia for School-Age Children (K-SADS), participated in a 2-week placebo-washout(More)
All night sleep EEG recordings were performed for three consecutive nights in 27 adolescents with a diagnosis of major depressive disorder (MDD) and 30 normal adolescent controls. Group comparisons between the entire MDD group and the normal controls revealed no significant diagnostic group differences for any of the major sleep variables. Analyses within(More)
The ecological momentary assessment method proved to be an effective and efficient method for conducting a study to assess nursing activities across a number of hospital settings and geographic distances. Nurse administrators and outcomes researchers who are seeking to measure and assess nurse activities should consider using this approach.
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