Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
- The brief psychiatric rating scale for children (BPRS-C): validity and reliability of an anchored versionD Lachar
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 77225, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:333-40. 2001..BPRS-C reliability and concurrent validity were calculated for youths who were receiving psychiatric services within a medical school department...
- New subscales for an anchored version of the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale: construction, reliability, and validity in acute psychiatric admissionsD Lachar
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Harris County Psychiatric Center, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
Psychol Assess 13:384-95. 2001..Application of the BPRS-A as a debriefing instrument in the study of symptomatic change and the multiple challenges inherent in psychometric study of such a rating scale in realistic hospital practice are discussed...
- Use of BPRS-A percent change scores to identify significant clinical improvement: accuracy of treatment response classification in acute psychiatric inpatientsD Lachar
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Harris County Psychiatric Center, 77225, USA
Psychiatry Res 89:259-68. 1999..Guidelines for BPRS publications are presented to facilitate study interpretation and replication. In light of their demonstrated limitations, it is suggested that the use of BPRS PCSs to measure treatment effects be reconsidered...
- Assessing predictive factors for extended hospitalization at acute psychiatric admissionD R Hopko
University of Texas Houston Medical School, 1300 Moursand Avenue, Houston, TX 77030-3497, USA
Psychiatr Serv 52:1367-73. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: BPRS-A subscale scores should be considered to be at least as good as more traditional measures in predicting length of hospitalization...
- Psychological functioning in children and adolescents with Sturge-Weber syndromeL Chapieski
Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
J Child Neurol 15:660-5. 2000..Increased age was not associated with lower levels of intellectual or academic functioning, but mood and social problems were more common in older children...