Psychopathology in pediatric primary care: the new hidden morbidity.

  title={Psychopathology in pediatric primary care: the new hidden morbidity.},
  author={Edward J. Costello and Craig Edelbrock and Anthony J. Costello and Mina K. Dulcan and Barbara J. Burns and Debra Brent},
  volume={82 3 Pt 2},
In a study of emotional and behavioral problems seen in children attending pediatric primary care clinics in a health maintenance organization, parents of 789 children 7 to 11 years of age completed a behavior screening questionnaire, the Child Behavior Checklist. Of the 195 (24.7%) children identified by the checklist as disturbed, 126 were given a detailed psychiatric assessment using the Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children, a structured psychiatric interview of known validity and… CONTINUE READING


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