Kathleen Ries Merikangas

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prevalence and correlates of bipolar spectrum disorder in the world mental health survey initiative
    Kathleen R Merikangas
    National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:241-51. 2011
  2. pmc Lifetime prevalence of mental disorders in U.S. adolescents: results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication--Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A)
    Kathleen Ries Merikangas
    Genetic Epidemiology Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:980-9. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Medication use in US youth with mental disorders
    Kathleen R Merikangas
    National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    JAMA Pediatr 167:141-8. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Mania with and without depression in a community sample of US adolescents
    Kathleen Ries Merikangas
    National Institute of Mental Health Genetic Epidemiology Research Branch Bldg 35, Room 1A201, 35 Convent Dr, MSC 3720, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:943-51. 2012
  5. pmc Structure of major depressive disorder in adolescents and adults in the US general population
    Femke Lamers
    National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Mental Health, 35 Convent Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 3720, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 201:143-50. 2012
  6. pmc The impact of comorbidity of mental and physical conditions on role disability in the US adult household population
    Kathleen R Merikangas
    Section on Developmental Genetic Epidemiology, National Institute of Mental Health, 35 Convent Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 3720, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1180-8. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Service utilization for lifetime mental disorders in U.S. adolescents: results of the National Comorbidity Survey-Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A)
    Kathleen Ries Merikangas
    Genetic Epidemiology Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Mental Health, 35 Convent Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 50:32-45. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Magnitude and impact of comorbidity of mental disorders from epidemiologic surveys
    Kathleen R Merikangas
    National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:353-8. 2007
  9. pmc Lifetime and 12-month prevalence of bipolar spectrum disorder in the National Comorbidity Survey replication
    Kathleen R Merikangas
    Intramural Research Program, Section on Developmental Genetic Epidemiology, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:543-52. 2007
  10. pmc Prevalence and treatment of mental disorders among US children in the 2001-2004 NHANES
    Kathleen Ries Merikangas
    Genetic Epidemiology Research Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Pediatrics 125:75-81. 2010

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Publications48

  1. pmc Prevalence and correlates of bipolar spectrum disorder in the world mental health survey initiative
    Kathleen R Merikangas
    National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:241-51. 2011
    ..There is limited information on the prevalence and correlates of bipolar spectrum disorder in international population-based studies using common methods...
  2. pmc Lifetime prevalence of mental disorders in U.S. adolescents: results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication--Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A)
    Kathleen Ries Merikangas
    Genetic Epidemiology Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:980-9. 2010
    ..To present estimates of the lifetime prevalence of DSM-IV mental disorders with and without severe impairment, their comorbidity across broad classes of disorder, and their sociodemographic correlates...
  3. doi request reprint Medication use in US youth with mental disorders
    Kathleen R Merikangas
    National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    JAMA Pediatr 167:141-8. 2013
    ..To evaluate the prevalence, demographic and clinical correlates, and specificity of classes of psychotropic medications indicated for mental disorders...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mania with and without depression in a community sample of US adolescents
    Kathleen Ries Merikangas
    National Institute of Mental Health Genetic Epidemiology Research Branch Bldg 35, Room 1A201, 35 Convent Dr, MSC 3720, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:943-51. 2012
    ..There are limited data on the manifestations of mania in general community samples of adolescents...
  5. pmc Structure of major depressive disorder in adolescents and adults in the US general population
    Femke Lamers
    National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Mental Health, 35 Convent Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 3720, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 201:143-50. 2012
    ..Although techniques such as latent class analysis have been used to derive empirically based subtypes of depression in adult samples, there is limited information on subtypes of depression in youth...
  6. pmc The impact of comorbidity of mental and physical conditions on role disability in the US adult household population
    Kathleen R Merikangas
    Section on Developmental Genetic Epidemiology, National Institute of Mental Health, 35 Convent Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 3720, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1180-8. 2007
    ..There is limited information that accounts for comorbidity on the impact of role disability associated with a wide range of mental and physical disorders in population-based samples...
  7. doi request reprint Service utilization for lifetime mental disorders in U.S. adolescents: results of the National Comorbidity Survey-Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A)
    Kathleen Ries Merikangas
    Genetic Epidemiology Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Mental Health, 35 Convent Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 50:32-45. 2011
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  8. ncbi request reprint Magnitude and impact of comorbidity of mental disorders from epidemiologic surveys
    Kathleen R Merikangas
    National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:353-8. 2007
    ..To consider comorbidity across multiple classes of disorders in data derived from recent large-scale community surveys...
  9. pmc Lifetime and 12-month prevalence of bipolar spectrum disorder in the National Comorbidity Survey replication
    Kathleen R Merikangas
    Intramural Research Program, Section on Developmental Genetic Epidemiology, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:543-52. 2007
    ..There is growing recognition that bipolar disorder (BPD) has a spectrum of expression that is substantially more common than the 1% BP-I prevalence traditionally found in population surveys...
  10. pmc Prevalence and treatment of mental disorders among US children in the 2001-2004 NHANES
    Kathleen Ries Merikangas
    Genetic Epidemiology Research Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Pediatrics 125:75-81. 2010
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  11. pmc Epidemiology of mental disorders in children and adolescents
    Kathleen Ries Merikangas
    Section on Developmental Genetic Epidemiology, Genetic Epidemiology Research Branch, National Institute of Mental Health Intramural Research Program, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Dialogues Clin Neurosci 11:7-20. 2009
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  12. pmc The familial aggregation of cannabis use disorders
    Kathleen R Merikangas
    Section on Developmental Genetic Epidemiology, Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20814 3720, USA
    Addiction 104:622-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this paper is to examine the familial aggregation of cannabis use disorders and other psychiatric conditions among first-degree relatives and spouses of probands with a cannabis use disorder...
  13. doi request reprint Specificity of bipolar spectrum conditions in the comorbidity of mood and substance use disorders: results from the Zurich cohort study
    Kathleen R Merikangas
    Section on Developmental Genetic Epidemiology, Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, 1A201 35 Convent Dr, MSC 3720, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:47-52. 2008
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  14. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity in anxiety disorders
    Kathleen Ries Merikangas
    Genetic Epidemiology Research Branch, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, 35 Convent Drive, MSC 3720, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Curr Top Behav Neurosci 2:37-59. 2010
    ..Throughout each of these aims, implications of the comorbidity are explored, including whether these patterns reflect a need for redefining the disorders or rather an etiologic or even causal path...
  15. ncbi request reprint Will the genomics revolution revolutionize psychiatry?
    Kathleen Ries Merikangas
    NIMH Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:625-35. 2003
  16. doi request reprint The 'true' prevalence of bipolar II disorder
    Kathleen R Merikangas
    Genetic Epidemiology Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 3720, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 25:19-23. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to review the recent literature on the prevalence, correlates, consequences, and treatment patterns of bipolar II disorder...
  17. ncbi request reprint Genetic epidemiology: bringing genetics to the population--the NAPE Lecture 2001
    K Merikangas
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 105:3-13. 2002
    ..To present an overview of the status of genetics of mental disorders and to describe the role of genetic epidemiology in the future of the implementation of the human genome initiative...
  18. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal trajectories of depression and anxiety in a prospective community study: the Zurich Cohort Study
    Kathleen Ries Merikangas
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:993-1000. 2003
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  19. ncbi request reprint Genomic priorities and public health
    Kathleen Ries Merikangas
    Section on Developmental Genetic Epidemiology, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Science 302:599-601. 2003
    ..We propose that complex diseases with the strongest evidence for genetic etiology, limited ability to modify exposure or risk factors, and high public health impact should have the highest priority for genetics research...
  20. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of mood disorders
    Kathleen Ries Merikangas
    Section on Developmental Genetic Epidemiology National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 6:411-21. 2004
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  21. pmc Magnitude, impact, and stability of primary headache subtypes: 30 year prospective Swiss cohort study
    Kathleen R Merikangas
    National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Mental Health, Intramural Research Program, Genetic Epidemiology Research Branch, Bethesda, MD 20892 3720, USA
    BMJ 343:d5076. 2011
    ..To determine the prevalence, impact, and stability of different subtypes of headache in a 30 year prospective follow-up study of a general population sample...
  22. pmc Shyness versus social phobia in US youth
    Marcy Burstein
    Genetic Epidemiology Research Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Pediatrics 128:917-25. 2011
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  23. ncbi request reprint The spectrum of social phobia in the Zurich cohort study of young adults
    Kathleen Ries Merikangas
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 51:81-91. 2002
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  24. pmc Prevalence of enuresis and its association with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder among U.S. children: results from a nationally representative study
    Srirangam Shreeram
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 3720, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:35-41. 2009
    ..This study sets out to describe the prevalence, demographic correlates, comorbidities, and service patterns for enuresis in a representative sample of U.S. children...
  25. ncbi request reprint Implications of high-risk family studies for prevention of depression
    Shelli Avenevoli
    Division of Pediatric Translational Research and Treatment Development, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:S126-35. 2006
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  26. ncbi request reprint The comorbidity of migraine
    Nancy C P Low
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program of the Intramural Research Program at the National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services in Bethesda, Maryland MD 20892 2670, USA
    CNS Spectr 8:433-4, 437-44. 2003
    ..Further research is indicated and necessary to elucidate the precise mechanism of migraine comorbidity...
  27. ncbi request reprint Vulnerability factors for anxiety disorders in children and adolescents
    Kathleen Ries Merikangas
    National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 14:649-79, vii. 2005
    ..In this article, the major risk factors for the development of anxiety disorders in childhood and adolescence are reviewed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Alcohol expectancies, alcohol consumption, and problem drinking: the moderating role of family history
    Kevin P Conway
    Division of Epidemiology, Services, and Prevention Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Suite 5151 MSC 9589, Bethesda, MD 20892 9589, USA
    Addict Behav 28:823-36. 2003
    ..The findings are discussed in terms of the interaction of alcohol-related risk factors and the importance of using multiple indicators of familial vulnerability...
  29. ncbi request reprint Personality, drug of choice, and comorbid psychopathology among substance abusers
    Kevin P Conway
    Departments of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, 40 Temple Street, Suite 7B, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 65:225-34. 2002
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  30. ncbi request reprint Replicating genotype-phenotype associations
    Stephen J Chanock
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 4605, USA
    Nature 447:655-60. 2007
  31. ncbi request reprint The significance of social connectedness: comment on Slomkowski et al. 2005
    Kathleen R Merikangas
    National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 3720, USA
    Addiction 100:442-3; discussion 443-4. 2005
  32. pmc Secondhand smoke exposure and mental health among children and adolescents
    Frank C Bandiera
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:332-8. 2011
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  33. ncbi request reprint Families at high and low risk for depression: a three-generation startle study
    Christian Grillon
    Mood and Anxiety Disorder Program, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 2670, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 57:953-60. 2005
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  34. ncbi request reprint First psychiatric hospitalizations in the US military: the National Collaborative Study of Early Psychosis and Suicide (NCSEPS)
    Richard Herrell
    Section on Developmental Genetic Epidemiology, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, NIMH, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892 3720, USA
    Psychol Med 36:1405-15. 2006
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  35. ncbi request reprint Spousal concordance for substance use and anxiety disorders
    Nancy Low
    Section on Developmental Genetic Epidemiology, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 3720, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 41:942-51. 2007
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  36. pmc Acute exposure to stress improves performance in trace eyeblink conditioning and spatial learning tasks in healthy men
    Roman Duncko
    Section on Developmental Genetic Epidemiology, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Learn Mem 14:329-35. 2007
    ..Our results directly extend findings from animal studies and suggest potential physiological mechanisms underlying stress and learning...
  37. pmc Startle reactivity in children at risk for migraine
    Roman Duncko
    Developmental Genetic Epidemiology Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH Bldg 35, Room 1A 110, 35 Convent Dr, MSC 3720, Bethesda, MD 20892 3720, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:2733-7. 2008
    ..This study investigated psychophysiological responses to aversive acoustic stimuli in children at risk for migraine...
  38. pmc Fear-potentiated startle to threat, and prepulse inhibition among young adult nonsmokers, abstinent smokers, and nonabstinent smokers
    Christian Grillon
    Unit of Affective Psychophysiology, Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 2670, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 62:1155-61. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to examine affective and attentional responses in young adult smokers using fear-potentiated startle and prepulse inhibition...
  39. pmc Psychiatric comorbidity and acculturation stress among Puerto Rican substance abusers
    Kevin P Conway
    Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 9589, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S219-25. 2007
    ..Although acculturation to the United States has been associated with an increase in substance, mood, and anxiety disorders in Latino populations, few studies have examined this concept relative to comorbidity among these syndromes...
  40. pmc Sociodemographic predictors of transitions across stages of alcohol use, disorders, and remission in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Amanda Kalaydjian
    Intramural Research Program of the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20893, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 50:299-306. 2009
    ..Although much is known about risk factors for the initiation of alcohol use, abuse, and dependence, few population-based studies have examined the predictors of transitions across these stages...
  41. pmc Headache and biomarkers predictive of vascular disease in a representative sample of US children
    Karin B Nelson
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Bldg 31, Room 8A03, Bethesda, MD 20892 2450, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:358-62. 2010
    ..To examine the association of childhood headache disorders with markers of risk for cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease...
  42. pmc Are sleep difficulties associated with migraine attributable to anxiety and depression?
    Angeliki Vgontzas
    National Institute of Mental Health Section on Developmental Genetic Epidemiology, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Headache 48:1451-9. 2008
    ..To examine whether sleep complaints reported by migraineurs can be attributed to comorbid anxiety and/or depression...
  43. ncbi request reprint Familial influences on adolescent smoking
    Shelli Avenevoli
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH DHHS, 15 K North Drive, MSC 2670, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
    Addiction 98:1-20. 2003
    ..Integration of the risk factor approach within the family study design may enrich both approaches to elucidate familial influences on smoking...
  44. ncbi request reprint Commentary: understanding sources of complexity in chronic diseases--the importance of integration of genetics and epidemiology
    Kathleen Ries Merikangas
    Section on Developmental Genetic Epidemiology, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Mental Health, 35 Convent Drive, MSC 3720, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:590-2; discussion 593-6. 2006
  45. ncbi request reprint The importance of adolescence in the development of nicotine dependence: comments on part V
    Kathleen Ries Merikangas
    National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, 15K North Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1021:198-201. 2004
  46. ncbi request reprint Future of genetics of mood disorders research
    Kathleen R Merikangas
    National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 52:457-77. 2002
    ..To prepare for shifts to more complex genetic models, the committee recommended that the NIMH develop new interdisciplinary training strategies to prepare for the next generation of genetics research...
  47. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of eating disorders in adolescents. Results from the national comorbidity survey replication adolescent supplement
    Sonja A Swanson
    Genetic Epidemiology Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:714-23. 2011
    ..Eating disorders are severe conditions, but little is known about the prevalence or correlates of these disorders from population-based surveys of adolescents...
  48. ncbi request reprint Is the association of alcohol use disorders with major depressive disorder a consequence of undiagnosed bipolar-II disorder?
    Jules Angst
    Zurich University Psychiatric Hospital, Lenggstrasse 31, Mail Box 1931, 8032, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:452-7. 2006
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