Luc Lecavalier

Summary

Affiliation: The Ohio State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Deconstructing the PDD clinical phenotype: internal validity of the DSM-IV
    Luc Lecavalier
    Nisonger Center and Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210 1257, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:1246-54. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Validity of DSM-IV syndromes in preschoolers with autism spectrum disorders
    Luc Lecavalier
    Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
    Autism 15:527-43. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Validation of DSM-IV model of psychiatric syndromes in children with autism spectrum disorders
    Luc Lecavalier
    Department of Psychology, Nisonger Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 1257, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:278-89. 2009
  4. pmc Research Units of Pediatric Psychopharmacology (RUPP) autism network randomized clinical trial of parent training and medication: one-year follow-up
    L Eugene Arnold
    Nisonger Center, Ohio State University, Sunbury, OH 43074, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 51:1173-84. 2012
  5. pmc Predictors and moderators of parent training efficacy in a sample of children with autism spectrum disorders and serious behavioral problems
    Cristan Farmer
    Ohio State University, McCampbell Hall, Rm 305, 1581 Dodd Drive, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:1037-44. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Evaluating the validity of the Nisonger Child Behavior Rating Form--parent version
    Megan Norris
    Nisonger Center, The Ohio State University, 305 McCampbell Hall, 1581 Dodd Drive, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 32:2894-900. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Psychiatric symptom impairment in children with autism spectrum disorders
    Aaron J Kaat
    Nisonger Center and Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 41:959-69. 2013
  8. doi request reprint The structure of the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised: diagnostic and phenotypic implications
    Anne V Snow
    Nisonger Center and Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210 1257, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:734-42. 2009
  9. pmc Medication and parent training in children with pervasive developmental disorders and serious behavior problems: results from a randomized clinical trial
    Michael G Aman
    The Nisonger Center UCEDD, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 1257, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:1143-54. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and emotional problems in young people with pervasive developmental disorders: relative prevalence, effects of subject characteristics, and empirical classification
    Luc Lecavalier
    Nisonger Center, Ohio State University, 305 McCampbell Hall, 1581 Dodd Drive, Columbus, OH 43210 1257, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 36:1101-14. 2006

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Deconstructing the PDD clinical phenotype: internal validity of the DSM-IV
    Luc Lecavalier
    Nisonger Center and Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210 1257, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:1246-54. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the internal validity of the DSM as a conceptual model for describing PDD, while paying particular attention to certain subject characteristics...
  2. doi request reprint Validity of DSM-IV syndromes in preschoolers with autism spectrum disorders
    Luc Lecavalier
    Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
    Autism 15:527-43. 2011
    ..Findings lend support to the DSM as a conceptual model for behavioral syndromes in preschoolers with ASDs and also reinforce the importance of source-specificity when considering psychiatric disorders in children with ASDs...
  3. doi request reprint Validation of DSM-IV model of psychiatric syndromes in children with autism spectrum disorders
    Luc Lecavalier
    Department of Psychology, Nisonger Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 1257, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:278-89. 2009
    ..Findings lend support to the notion that DSM-IV syndromes may be an appropriate conceptual model for characterizing psychopathology in ASD...
  4. pmc Research Units of Pediatric Psychopharmacology (RUPP) autism network randomized clinical trial of parent training and medication: one-year follow-up
    L Eugene Arnold
    Nisonger Center, Ohio State University, Sunbury, OH 43074, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 51:1173-84. 2012
    ..The COMB treatment had shown a significant advantage for child behavioral noncompliance (p = .006, d = 0.34), irritability (p = .01, d = 0.48), and hyperactivity/noncompliance (p = .04, d = 0.55) with a lower medication dose...
  5. pmc Predictors and moderators of parent training efficacy in a sample of children with autism spectrum disorders and serious behavioral problems
    Cristan Farmer
    Ohio State University, McCampbell Hall, Rm 305, 1581 Dodd Drive, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:1037-44. 2012
    ..None of the variables measured in this study moderated response to PT. Antipsychotic medication plus PT appears to be equally effective for children with a wide range of demographic and behavioral characteristics...
  6. doi request reprint Evaluating the validity of the Nisonger Child Behavior Rating Form--parent version
    Megan Norris
    Nisonger Center, The Ohio State University, 305 McCampbell Hall, 1581 Dodd Drive, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 32:2894-900. 2011
    ..This study supports the use of the NCBRF in youth with IDD, though the factor structure of the Problem Behavior section may need to be revisited...
  7. doi request reprint Psychiatric symptom impairment in children with autism spectrum disorders
    Aaron J Kaat
    Nisonger Center and Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 41:959-69. 2013
    ..Findings for youth with ASD were similar to non ASD child psychiatry outpatient referrals, but clearly different in several ways from comparable studies of community-based samples. ..
  8. doi request reprint The structure of the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised: diagnostic and phenotypic implications
    Anne V Snow
    Nisonger Center and Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210 1257, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:734-42. 2009
    ..The current study investigated its factor structure and convergence with measures of adaptive, language, and intellectual functioning...
  9. pmc Medication and parent training in children with pervasive developmental disorders and serious behavior problems: results from a randomized clinical trial
    Michael G Aman
    The Nisonger Center UCEDD, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 1257, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:1143-54. 2009
    ..We tested whether combined treatment (COMB) with risperidone and parent training (PT) in behavior management is superior to medication alone (MED) in improving severe behavioral problems in children with PDDs...
  10. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and emotional problems in young people with pervasive developmental disorders: relative prevalence, effects of subject characteristics, and empirical classification
    Luc Lecavalier
    Nisonger Center, Ohio State University, 305 McCampbell Hall, 1581 Dodd Drive, Columbus, OH 43210 1257, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 36:1101-14. 2006
    ..The empirically derived clusters were supported by data external to the analyses...
  11. ncbi request reprint Factor analysis of the Nisonger Child Behavior Rating Form in children with autism spectrum disorders
    Luc Lecavalier
    Department of Psychology and Nisonger Centre, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210 1257, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 34:709-21. 2004
    ..Confirmatory factor analyses indicated good fits for the social competence items and acceptable fits for the problem behavior items. Overall, results supported the construct validity of the NCBRF in children and adolescents with ASDs...
  12. doi request reprint Sensitivity and specificity of the Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers and the Social Communication Questionnaire in preschoolers suspected of having pervasive developmental disorders
    Anne V Snow
    Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210 1257, USA
    Autism 12:627-44. 2008
    ..Overall, the M-CHAT and SCQ appear to more accurately classify children with PDDs who have lower intellectual and adaptive functioning...
  13. doi request reprint Reliability and validity of the children's interview for psychiatric syndromes--parent version in autism spectrum disorders
    Andrea N Witwer
    Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry, Nisonger Center, The Ohio State University, 371C McCampbell Hall, 1581 Dodd Drive, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:1949-58. 2012
    ..Percent overall agreement for most disorders was good, lending support to the validity of the P-ChIPS. The results of this study suggest that the P-ChIPS is appropriate for this population...
  14. doi request reprint Examining the validity of autism spectrum disorder subtypes
    Andrea N Witwer
    Department of Psychology and Nisonger Center, Ohio State University, 305 McCampbell Hall, 1581 Dodd Drive, Columbus, OH 43210 1257, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:1611-24. 2008
    ..Overall, the most salient group differences were noted when samples were categorized on IQ. Drawing definitive conclusions is difficult due to the inconsistent application of diagnostic criteria and circularity in methods...
  15. doi request reprint The structure of autism symptoms as measured by the autism diagnostic observation schedule
    Megan Norris
    Nisonger Center and Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Nisonger Center, 305 McCampbell Hall, 1581 Dodd Drive, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:1075-86. 2012
    ..Model fits were impacted by age and level of functioning. The lack of differentiation between models suggests that the structure of ASD symptoms is complex to measure statistically...
  16. doi request reprint Screening accuracy of Level 2 autism spectrum disorder rating scales. A review of selected instruments
    Megan Norris
    Nisonger Center and Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Autism 14:263-84. 2010
    ..This review indicates that Level 2 ASD caregiver-completed rating scales are in need of much more scientific scrutiny...
  17. pmc Measuring anxiety as a treatment endpoint in youth with autism spectrum disorder
    Luc Lecavalier
    Department of Psychology and Nisonger Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 44:1128-43. 2014
    ..Despite recent advances, additional relevant, reliable and valid outcome measures are needed to evaluate treatments for anxiety in ASD. ..
  18. doi request reprint Comparing autism, PDD-NOS, and other developmental disabilities on parent-reported behavior problems: little evidence for ASD subtype validity
    Anne V Snow
    Ohio State University, Nisonger Center, 305 McCampbell Hall, 1581 Dodd Drive, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 41:302-10. 2011
    ..Cognitive functioning may be a more salient variable than subtype when studying psychopathology in individuals with ASDs...
  19. ncbi request reprint The Nisonger Child Behavior Rating Form: typical IQ version
    Michael Aman
    The Nisonger Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 1296, USA
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 23:232-42. 2008
    ..Like its predecessor, the NCBRF-TIQ (for typical IQ) is in the public domain and is available free to researchers and clinicians for assessment and treatment...
  20. ncbi request reprint Treatment incidence and patterns in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders
    Andrea Witwer
    Department of Psychology and Nisonger Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210 1257, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 15:671-81. 2005
    ..The results of this study highlight the need for more research on psychotropic medication in children and adolescents with ASDs...
  21. ncbi request reprint Validity of the aberrant behavior checklist in children with autism spectrum disorder
    Aaron J Kaat
    Department of Psychology, Nisonger Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 43210, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 44:1103-16. 2014
    ..Finally, we examined the impact of participant characteristics on subscale scores and present normative data. ..
  22. ncbi request reprint Autism screening tools: an evaluation of the Social Communication Questionnaire and the Developmental Behaviour Checklist-Autism Screening Algorithm
    Andrea N Witwer
    Department of Psychology and Nisonger Center, Ohio State University, OH 43210, USA
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 32:179-87. 2007
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  23. ncbi request reprint Validity of the autism diagnostic interview-revised
    Luc Lecavalier
    Nisonger Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 111:199-215. 2006
    ..They indicated some similarities between constructs, but also that the ADI-R measures autism in a unique fashion...
  24. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the Gilliam Autism Rating Scale
    Luc Lecavalier
    Department of Psychology and Nisonger Center, Ohio State University, Columbus 43210 1257, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 35:795-805. 2005
    ..Level of impairment, as measured by adaptive behavior, was negatively related to total and subscale scores. The implications of these findings were discussed, as was the use of diagnostic instruments in the field in general...
  25. ncbi request reprint A review of atomoxetine effects in young people with developmental disabilities
    Michael G Aman
    The Nisonger Center UCEDD, Ohio State University, McCampbell Hall, 1581 Dodd Dr, Columbus, OH 43210, United States Electronic address
    Res Dev Disabil 35:1412-24. 2014
    ..Splitting the dose initially, starting below the recommended starting dose, and titrating slowly may prevent or ameliorate side effects. Patience is needed for the slow build-up of benefit...
  26. doi request reprint Evaluating the use of exploratory factor analysis in developmental disability psychological research
    Megan Norris
    Nisonger Center and Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Nisonger Center, 305 McCampbell Hall, 1581 Dodd Drive, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:8-20. 2010
    ..Most researchers employed multiple criteria for retaining factors (n = 45, 68%). Overall, results indicated that published recommendations and guidelines for the use of EFA are largely ignored...
  27. ncbi request reprint Outcome measures for clinical drug trials in autism
    Michael G Aman
    Department of Psychology, Nisonger Center, Ohio State University, Columbus 43210 1257, USA
    CNS Spectr 9:36-47. 2004
    ..It is often appropriate to include laboratory tests and assessments for continence and sleep pattern...