Theodore Fallon

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OBJECTIVE This study examined the reliability of symptom reporting by community children of elementary school age and their parents on a version of the Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children-Revised (DISC-R). METHOD A sample of 109 children aged 6-11 years from an ongoing epidemiologic study were recruited for retest DISC-R interviews after completion(More)
Clinical, sociodemographic, and systems risk factors for attrition at a child guidance clinic were identified. All patients who completed the intake process were followed through various clinic phases. Lower socioeconomic status and low family cohesion predicted dropout. Dropouts and continuers were equally psychiatrically impaired. The Family Environment(More)
The reliability of young children's self reports of psychiatric information is a concern of epidemiologists and clinicians alike. This paper explores the determinants of test-retest reliability in a sample of children from the general population using reliability coefficients constructed from a kappa statistic. Age, cognitive ability, and gender are related(More)
In an effort to bridge the gap between service need and service utilization, an urban based, university affiliated children's psychiatric outpatient clinic has implemented a program which provides mental health services in inner city schools. When compared with the central clinic populations (N = 304), the school sample (N = 44) was markedly(More)
A clinical assessment of the Mental Health Services Program for Youth, a national initiative to integrate systems and coordinate care for severely emotionally disturbed children, was designed to augment and enrich the larger evaluation of program structure. Case conferences were used as a method of examining the effects of collaborative systems of care on(More)
  • Tithi Jana Produc, Ramya Thirunavukarasu, +72 authors Akinola Fatiregun
  • Community Mental Health Journal
  • 2016
The expert Springer Publishing staff Tithi Jana (Production Editor) and Ramya Thirunavukarasu (JEO Assistant) who supports the nuts and bolts assembly process make the ultimate successful production of the Community Mental Health Journal look easy, but that is because their professional, diligent approach to making sure each issue is perfect is beyond(More)