Affiliation: King's College London
- Mental health problems of children in the community: 18 month follow upRobert Goodman
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, London SE5 8AF
BMJ 324:1496-7. 2002
- Psychiatric disorder among British children looked after by local authorities: comparison with children living in private householdsTamsin Ford
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
Br J Psychiatry 190:319-25. 2007....
- Seemingly minor changes to a questionnaire can make a big difference to mean scores: a cautionary taleRobert Goodman
King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:322-7. 2007..It is not unusual for researchers to make apparently minor modifications to existing instruments without checking if this alters psychometric properties...
- Incidence, prognosis, and risk factors for fatigue and chronic fatigue syndrome in adolescents: a prospective community studyKatharine A Rimes
King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Section of General Hospital Psychiatry, Weston Education Centre, Cutcombe Rd, London SE5 9RJ, United Kingdom
Pediatrics 119:e603-9. 2007..The objective of this study was to describe the incidence, prevalence, risk factors, and prognosis of fatigue, chronic fatigue, and chronic fatigue syndrome in 11- to 15-year-olds...
- The children's services interview: validity and reliabilityTamsin Ford
Kings College London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:36-49. 2007..The Children Service Interview was designed as a brief measure of service use related to mental health problems in Great Britain...
- Barriers to the identification of children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorderKapil Sayal
Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:744-50. 2006..However, it is unclear whether there are also barriers at other stages of the help-seeking process. For children with ADHD, this study aims to examine the correlates of the different stages of help-seeking...
- Preadolescent conduct problems in girls and boysJulie Messer
MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:184-91. 2006..To examine sex differences in correlates of disruptive behavior disorders (DBDs) in preadolescent children using indicators of a wide range of well-established risk factors for DBDs and outcomes 3 years after initial assessment...
- Child and adolescent psychopathology in a developing country: testing the validity of the strengths and difficulties questionnaire (Urdu version)Lamiya Samad
Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 14:158-66. 2005..A ROC curve analysis showed an area under the curve > 0.70 for all scores. The choice of optimal cutoffs for the Urdu version is discussed...
- Parental concerns about their child's emotions and behaviour and referral to specialist services: general population surveyTamsin Ford
King's College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, London SE5 8AF
BMJ 331:1435-6. 2005
- Psychiatric disorders in Norwegian 8- to 10-year-olds: an epidemiological survey of prevalence, risk factors, and service useEinar Heiervang
Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, University of Bergen, Norway, and Division of Psychiatry, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:438-47. 2007..We present methods and results from the first wave of the study, focusing on prevalence of disorders, associations with risk factors, and the use of services...
- Child, family, school and community risk factors for poor mental health in Brazilian schoolchildrenAnna Goodman
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:448-56. 2007..To identify risk factors for poor child mental health in the southeastern Brazilian municipality of Taubaté...
- The Nordic advantage in child mental health: separating health differences from reporting style in a cross-cultural comparison of psychopathologyEinar Heiervang
Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Bergen, Norway
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:678-85. 2008..By combining questionnaire and interview data, we explore whether lower questionnaire scores in Norway as compared to Britain reflect genuine differences in child mental health, or simply different reporting thresholds...
- Recent trends in UK child and adolescent mental healthBarbara Maughan
PO46MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, King s College London Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:305-10. 2008..Past studies have documented rising levels of conduct problems among UK adolescents in the last quarter of the twentieth century, and increased rates of emotional difficulties between the 1980s and 1990s...
- Callous and unemotional traits in children and adolescents living in Great BritainPaul Moran
Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
Br J Psychiatry 192:65-6. 2008..Callous and unemotional traits are longitudinally associated with the level and impact of childhood psychiatric problems...
- Non-traditional lifestyles and prevalence of mental disorders in adolescents in Goa, IndiaAravind Pillai
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Br J Psychiatry 192:45-51. 2008..We conducted an epidemiological study in the state of Goa to describe the current prevalence of mental disorders and its correlates among adolescents aged between 12 and 16 years...
- Children's perceptions of neighbourhood trustworthiness and safety and their mental healthHoward Meltzer
Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:1208-13. 2007..Our objective was to examine one aspect of social capital--perceived neighbourhood trust and safety in relation to childhood psychopathology...
- The prevalence of DSM-IV psychiatric disorders among 7-10 year old Yemeni schoolchildrenAbdullah Alyahri
Dept of Psychiatry, Hadramaut University, Fuah, Yemen
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:224-30. 2008..The planning of child mental health services should be based on recent high-quality data on the prevalence and type of mental health disorders, and yet such data are not available in Yemen and many other Arab countries...
- A prospective study of childhood psychopathology: independent predictors of change over three yearsTamsin Ford
Institute of Health Service Research, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Peninsula Medical School, St Luke s Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX2 2LU, UK
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:953-61. 2007....
- Modelling the contribution of changes in family life to time trends in adolescent conduct problemsStephan Collishaw
MRC Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
Soc Sci Med 65:2576-87. 2007....
- Relationship between parental psychopathology, parenting strategies and child mental health--findings from the GB national studyPanos Vostanis
University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:509-14. 2006..As most previous studies included clinical samples, the purpose of this study was to establish the relationship between parental psychopathology and parenting strategies with child psychiatric disorders in a national survey population...
- Prevalence of child and adolescent psychiatric disorders in southeast BrazilBacy Fleitlich-Bilyk
Department of Psychiatry, , Sao Paulo, Brazil
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:727-34. 2004..The gulf between need and provision is currently vast...
- Conduct disorder and oppositional defiant disorder in a national sample: developmental epidemiologyBarbara Maughan
MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:609-21. 2004..Despite an expanding epidemiological evidence base, uncertainties remain over key aspects of the epidemiology of the 'antisocial' disorders in childhood and adolescence...
- Childhood psychiatric disorder and unintentional injury: findings from a national cohort studyRichard Rowe
MRC Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Center, Box P046, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, UK
J Pediatr Psychol 29:119-30. 2004..We set out to examine the relationship between unintentional injury and common child psychiatric disorders, including both internalizing and externalizing diagnoses...
- Sex differences in developmental reading disability: new findings from 4 epidemiological studiesMichael Rutter
Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, Denmark Hill, London, England
JAMA 291:2007-12. 2004..An influential article published in 1990 claimed that the increased rate of reading disability in boys was a consequence of referral bias...
- Service utilisation by children with conduct disorders--findings from the GB National StudyPanos Vostanis
University of Leicester, Greenwood Institute of Child Health, Westcotes House, Westcotes Drive, Leicester LE3 0QU, UK
Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 12:231-8. 2003..Children with conduct disorders and their families come into contact with a range of community and specialist agencies...
- The relative importance of child, family, school and neighbourhood correlates of childhood psychiatric disorderTamsin Ford
Dept. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:487-96. 2004..Different disorders have distinctive correlates. Many of the best known "risk factors" are not independently related to childhood psychiatric disorder, and are, therefore, acting distally in the causal pathway or irrelevant...
- Using the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) multi-informant algorithm to screen looked-after children for psychiatric disordersRobert Goodman
Dept of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, P085, London SE5 8AF, UK
Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 13:II25-31. 2004..Child psychiatric disorders are common among children in foster and residential care, but often go undetected and therefore untreated...
- Time trends in adolescent mental healthStephan Collishaw
MRC Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:1350-62. 2004..Few studies have examined this issue using the same instruments at each time point...
- Psychological adjustment and asthma in children and adolescents: the UK Nationwide Mental Health SurveyRachel Calam
Academic Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Manchester, Second Floor, Education and Research Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester M23 9LT, UK
Psychosom Med 67:105-10. 2005..Data from a nationwide child mental health survey were analyzed to examine relationships between asthma and psychological adjustment...
- The British Child and Adolescent Mental Health Survey 1999: the prevalence of DSM-IV disordersTamsin Ford
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, Denmark Hill, London SE58AF, England
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:1203-11. 2003..To describe the prevalence of DSM-IV disorders and comorbidity in a large population-based sample of British children and adolescents...
- Russian child mental health--a cross-sectional study of prevalence and risk factorsRobert Goodman
Dept of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 8AF, UK
Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 14:28-33. 2005..The fall of communism and subsequent economic crises have been followed by major social and health problems. High rates of child mental health problems are frequently cited by the Russian media, though there is little relevant evidence...
- [German version of the Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ-German)--overview and evaluation of initial validation and normative results]Henrikje Klasen
, , von-Siebold-Strasse 5,
Prax Kinderpsychol Kinderpsychiatr 52:491-502. 2003....
- Literacy difficulties and psychiatric disorders: evidence for comorbidityJulia M Carroll
Department of Psychology, University of York, UK
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:524-32. 2005..Literacy difficulties show high levels of comorbidity with both disruptive and emotional disorders, but questions remain over the nature and specificity of these links...
- Child psychiatric disorder and relative age within school year: cross sectional survey of large population sampleRobert Goodman
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 8AF
BMJ 327:472. 2003..To test the hypothesis that younger children in a school year are at greater risk of emotional and behavioural problems...
- The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire: U.S. normative data and psychometric propertiesKaren H Bourdon
National Institute of Mental Health NIMH, Rockville, MD, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:557-64. 2005..S. national population sample of children and adolescents, develop normative scoring bands, and test the association of high-scoring groups with service contacts or use for mental health reasons...
- A population survey of mental health problems in children with epilepsySharon Davies
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK
Dev Med Child Neurol 45:292-5. 2003....
- Dutch version of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ)Brigit M van Widenfelt
Leiden University Medical Center, Dept of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Curium, Endegeesterstraatweg 27, 2342 AK Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 12:281-9. 2003..48; mean parent-self-report 0.24). Concurrent validity with the other measures of psychopathology used in the present study was good...
- Screening young people for obsessive compulsive disorderRudolf Uher
South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
Br J Psychiatry 191:353-4. 2007..97 (95% CI 0.91-0.98) to detect OCD cases. Its specificity is good in children without psychiatric diagnoses, but low in a psychiatric sample. The SOCS is a screening tool suitable for community but not specialist settings...
- Brief report: young people at risk for eating disorders in Southeast BrazilTatiana Moya
Childhood and Adolescence Eating Disorders Attending, Teaching and Research Project PROTAD, Bulimia and Eating Disorders Outpatient Program AMBULIM, Institute of Psychiatry, University of Sao Paulo, Pinheiros, SP, Brazil
J Adolesc 29:313-7. 2006..This might reflect a stronger preference for thinness among more westernized social groups...
- [Parental beliefs and child-rearing attitudes and mental health problems among schoolchildren]Ymara Lúcia Camargo Vitolo
Departamento de Psiquiatria, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
Rev Saude Publica 39:716-24. 2005..To verify the prevalence and identify the risk factors related to mental health problems among schoolchildren and its possible association with the beliefs and educational attitudes of parents/caretakers...
- Violations of exhibiting and FDA rules at an American Psychiatric Association annual meetingPeter Lurie
Public Citizen s Health Research Group, 1600 20th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA
J Public Health Policy 26:389-99. 2005..Over half of all companies (54%) were in violation of either APA rules or FDA regulations. The APA's voluntary code has failed to adequately reduce inappropriate promotional activity at the annual APA meeting...
- The Eating Disorders Section of the Development and Well-Being Assessment (DAWBA): development and validationTatiana Moya
Institute of Psychiatry, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Rev Bras Psiquiatr 27:25-31. 2005..The parents are interviewed in all cases, as are young people aged 11 or more...
- The prevalence of psychiatric disorders among 5-10 year olds in rural, urban and slum areas in Bangladesh: an exploratory studyMohammad Sayadul Islam Mullick
Dept. of Psychiatry, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:663-71. 2005..In a country with very few child mental health professionals, there is a vast gap between need and provision that must be addressed...
- Progenitor cells derived from the adult human subcortical white matter disperse and differentiate as oligodendrocytes within demyelinated lesions of the rat brainMartha S Windrem
Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
J Neurosci Res 69:966-75. 2002..This being the case, they may constitute appropriate vectors for cell-based remyelination strategies...