Affiliation: University of Florida
- Use and persistence of pharmacotherapy for elementary school students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorderRegina Bussing
Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 15:78-87. 2005..The aim of this study was to describe rates of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medication treatment and relevant school services use during a 2-year period, and to examine independent predictors of these interventions...
- Parent and teacher SNAP-IV ratings of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms: psychometric properties and normative ratings from a school district sampleRegina Bussing
University of Florida, FL, USA
Assessment 15:317-28. 2008..2 and inattention scores above 1.8 increased probabilities of concern only (LR = 4.2 and >5, respectively). Higher teacher scores for African American children and race differences in measurement models require future study...
- What "Dr. Mom" ordered: a community-based exploratory study of parental self-care responses to children's ADHD symptomsRegina Bussing
Psychiatry, University of Florida, Box 100234, UFHC, Gainesville, FL 32610 0234, USA
Soc Sci Med 63:871-82. 2006..Therefore, healthcare providers should actively explore parents' use of such strategies as some of them may interfere with prescribed treatments (e.g., over-the-counter) or absorb parental resources without likely benefit (e.g., diet)...
- Social networks, caregiver strain, and utilization of mental health services among elementary school students at high risk for ADHDRegina Bussing
Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:842-50. 2003....
- Parental explanatory models of ADHD: gender and cultural variationsRegina Bussing
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Dept of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Box 100234 UFHC, Gainesville, FL 32610 0234, USA
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:563-75. 2003..This study describes parents' explanatory models of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and examines model variation by child characteristics...
- Exploring help-seeking for ADHD symptoms: a mixed-methods approachRegina Bussing
Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 32610 0234, USA
Harv Rev Psychiatry 13:85-101. 2005..Using a mixed-methods approach, this study examines parental help-seeking steps for elementary school students at high risk for ADHD...
- Willingness to use ADHD treatments: a mixed methods study of perceptions by adolescents, parents, health professionals and teachersRegina Bussing
Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, United States
Soc Sci Med 74:92-100. 2012..Results highlight the need to develop better treatment engagement practices for adolescents with ADHD...
- Agreement between CASA parent reports and provider records of children's ADHD servicesRegina Bussing
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Departments of Psychiatry, Pediatrics and of Health Policy and Epidemiology, University of Florida, Box 100157, UFHC, Gainesville, FL 32610 0157, USA
J Behav Health Serv Res 30:462-9. 2003..29), without agreement differences by provider type. These findings support the validity of using parental report for ADHD services in primary care settings and for study of medication regimens...
- Receiving treatment for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: do the perspectives of adolescents matter?Regina Bussing
Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0234, USA
J Adolesc Health 49:7-14. 2011..In addition, it explores as to how these views relate to past year usage of mental health services...
- Assessment of stigma associated with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: psychometric evaluation of the ADHD stigma questionnaireIda Kellison
Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
Psychiatry Res 178:363-9. 2010..Findings indicate that the ASQ has acceptable psychometric properties in a large community sample of adolescents, some of whom met Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition (DSM-IV) criteria for ADHD...
- Relationships between child-reported activity level and task orientation and parental attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptom ratingsLindsay Bell
Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 31:233-7. 2010..This study examines whether elementary school-aged children can report behaviors relevant to assessing symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...
- Adolescent outcomes of childhood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in a diverse community sampleRegina Bussing
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0234, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:595-605. 2010..To describe adolescent outcomes of childhood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in a diverse community sample...
- Use of complementary and alternative medicine for symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorderRegina Bussing
Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida, Gainesville 32610, USA
Psychiatr Serv 53:1096-102. 2002..This study describes use of complementary and alternative medicine among children with ADHD or at risk of having ADHD and explores possible predictors of use of such treatments...
- Barriers to detection, help-seeking, and service use for children with ADHD symptomsRegina Bussing
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California at Los Angeles, USA
J Behav Health Serv Res 30:176-89. 2003..Future research examining the help-seeking process for ADHD should include a qualitative component to explore the potential mechanisms for gender and ethnic differences...
- Child temperament, ADHD, and caregiver strain: exploring relationships in an epidemiological sampleRegina Bussing
University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville 32610, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:184-92. 2003..It also examined whether difficult child temperament scores independently predicted caregiver strain...
- ADHD knowledge, perceptions, and information sources: perspectives from a community sample of adolescents and their parentsRegina Bussing
Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida Electronic address
J Adolesc Health 51:593-600. 2012....
- ADHD and conduct disorder: an MRI study in a community sampleRegina Bussing
University of Florida, USA
World J Biol Psychiatry 3:216-20. 2002..These results suggest ADHD and ADHD co-morbid with CD have similar deviant cerebellar morphology and replicate previous studies with an epidemiologically derived sample...
- Utility of a CPT in diagnosing ADHD among a representative sample of high-risk children: a cautionary studyAndrew S Preston
Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0165, USA
Child Neuropsychol 11:459-69. 2005..Results found no significant differences between the ADHD and subclinical group on CPT variables, and CPT performance did not reliably predict group membership. Implications of the findings are discussed...