David Mandell

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Medicaid's role in financing health care for children with behavioral health care needs in the special education system: implications of the Deficit Reduction Act
    David S Mandell
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market St, 3 Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Sch Health 78:532-8. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends in diagnosis rates for autism and ADHD at hospital discharge in the context of other psychiatric diagnoses
    David S Mandell
    Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:56-62. 2005
  3. pmc Factors associated with age of diagnosis among children with autism spectrum disorders
    David S Mandell
    Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 116:1480-6. 2005
  4. pmc Disparities in diagnoses received prior to a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder
    David S Mandell
    Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Research and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:1795-802. 2007
  5. pmc Who joins support groups among parents of children with autism?
    David S Mandell
    Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Autism 11:111-22. 2007
  6. pmc Psychiatric hospitalization among children with autism spectrum disorders
    David S Mandell
    Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:1059-65. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of children with autistic spectrum disorders served in comprehensive community-based mental health settings
    David S Mandell
    Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 35:313-21. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of culture in families' treatment decisions for children with autism spectrum disorders
    David S Mandell
    Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 11:110-5. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Differences among states in the identification of autistic spectrum disorders
    David S Mandell
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:266-9. 2005
  10. pmc Psychotropic medication use among Medicaid-enrolled children with autism spectrum disorders
    David S Mandell
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e441-8. 2008

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. pmc Medicaid's role in financing health care for children with behavioral health care needs in the special education system: implications of the Deficit Reduction Act
    David S Mandell
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market St, 3 Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Sch Health 78:532-8. 2008
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends in diagnosis rates for autism and ADHD at hospital discharge in the context of other psychiatric diagnoses
    David S Mandell
    Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:56-62. 2005
    ....
  3. pmc Factors associated with age of diagnosis among children with autism spectrum disorders
    David S Mandell
    Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 116:1480-6. 2005
    ..Few studies have identified factors that may delay diagnosis. This study attempted to identify these factors among a community sample of children with ASD...
  4. pmc Disparities in diagnoses received prior to a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder
    David S Mandell
    Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Research and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:1795-802. 2007
    ..Differences in diagnostic patterns by ethnicity suggest possible variations in parents' descriptions of symptoms, clinician interpretations and expectations, or symptom presentation...
  5. pmc Who joins support groups among parents of children with autism?
    David S Mandell
    Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Autism 11:111-22. 2007
    ..The results of this study suggest the importance of clinician referrals to groups, and the need to make groups available to under-served populations...
  6. pmc Psychiatric hospitalization among children with autism spectrum disorders
    David S Mandell
    Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:1059-65. 2008
    ..Risk for hospitalization increased with age and over time. The results suggest early diagnosis and community-based interventions for aggressive and self-injurious behaviors may reduce hospitalizations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of children with autistic spectrum disorders served in comprehensive community-based mental health settings
    David S Mandell
    Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 35:313-21. 2005
    ..Many children had family histories of mental illness, substance abuse and domestic violence. Implications of these findings are discussed in detail...
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of culture in families' treatment decisions for children with autism spectrum disorders
    David S Mandell
    Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 11:110-5. 2005
    ..Finally, we present specific language for clinicians to use in discussion with families with different cultural beliefs about the use of less traditional treatment strategies...
  9. ncbi request reprint Differences among states in the identification of autistic spectrum disorders
    David S Mandell
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:266-9. 2005
    ..To explore variation among the 50 US states in the administrative prevalence of autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) and factors associated with that variation...
  10. pmc Psychotropic medication use among Medicaid-enrolled children with autism spectrum disorders
    David S Mandell
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e441-8. 2008
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Sexually transmitted infection among adolescents receiving special education services
    David S Mandell
    Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market St, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Sch Health 78:382-8. 2008
    ..To estimate the relative risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among children identified as having learning disabilities through the special education system...
  12. ncbi request reprint Race differences in the age at diagnosis among medicaid-eligible children with autism
    David S Mandell
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:1447-53. 2002
    ..To examine racial differences in the age at which Medicaid-eligible children first receive an autistic disorder (AD) diagnosis and to examine time in mental health treatment until an AD diagnosis was received...
  13. ncbi request reprint Economic grand rounds: medical expenditures among children with psychiatric disorders in a Medicaid population
    David S Mandell
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, 3535 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:465-7. 2003
  14. ncbi request reprint Children's use of mental health services in different Medicaid insurance plans
    David S Mandell
    Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 30:228-37. 2003
    ..Characteristics of the interaction between need, psychopathology, and insurance plan that may be associated with the reduction in service use are discussed...
  15. pmc Age of diagnosis among Medicaid-enrolled children with autism, 2001-2004
    David S Mandell
    Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:822-9. 2010
    ..This study examined child- and county-level factors associated with age of diagnosis of autism among Medicaid-enrolled children and the change in age of diagnosis over time...
  16. ncbi request reprint Variation in functioning, psychosocial characteristics, and six-month outcomes among suicidal youth in comprehensive community mental health services
    David S Mandell
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 3309, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 36:349-62. 2006
    ..Subgroups of suicide attempters may present to treatment differently, have a different expression of problems over time, and have different treatment needs...
  17. pmc County-level variation in the prevalence of medicaid-enrolled children with autism spectrum disorders
    David S Mandell
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine s Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, 3535 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:1241-6. 2010
    ..The results suggest the substitution of education and Medicaid-reimbursed services. Our findings highlight the need for geographically targeted outreach to minority groups and clinicians to improve recognition of ASD...
  18. pmc Racial/ethnic disparities in the identification of children with autism spectrum disorders
    David S Mandell
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:493-8. 2009
    ..We sought to examine racial and ethnic disparities in the recognition of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Medicaid expenditures for children with autistic spectrum disorders: 1994 to 1999
    David S Mandell
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 3309, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 36:475-85. 2006
    ..Lack of differences in ambulatory care expenditures suggests that children with ASD are not receiving additional primary care services that would be indicative of appropriately coordinated services as suggested by the medical home model...
  20. pmc Parental depressive symptoms and children's school attendance and emergency department use: a nationally representative study
    James P Guevara
    PolicyLab Center to Bridge Research, Practice, and Policy, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:1130-7. 2013
    ..Parental depressive symptoms were adversely associated with school attendance and ED use in children. These results suggest the importance of measuring depressive symptoms among adult caregivers of children...
  21. doi request reprint Sex differences in the evaluation and diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders among children
    Ellen Giarelli
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Disabil Health J 3:107-16. 2010
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  22. pmc Autism
    Susan E Levy
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Center for Autism Research, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Lancet 374:1627-38. 2009
    ..Further knowledge about early identification, neurobiology of autism, effective treatments, and the effect of this disorder on families is needed...
  23. pmc Sleep behaviors and sleep quality in children with autism spectrum disorders
    Margaret C Souders
    Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and School of Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Center for Autism Research, 3535 Market Street, Room 835, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Sleep 32:1566-78. 2009
    ....
  24. pmc State variation in psychotropic medication use by foster care children with autism spectrum disorder
    David M Rubin
    Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PolicyLab, Center to Bridge Research, Practice, and Policy, Safe Place, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 124:e305-12. 2009
    ....
  25. pmc Disparities in the reporting and treatment of health conditions in children: an analysis of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
    James P Guevara
    Pediatric Generalist Research Group, Division of General Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:532-49. 2006
    ..To determine whether racial and ethnic disparities in health care use differ for physical and behavioral health conditions...
  26. ncbi request reprint Discharge disposition of adolescents admitted to medical hospitals after attempting suicide
    Leonard J Levine
    Craig Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19134, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:860-6. 2005
    ..To test the hypothesis that discharge disposition for adolescents admitted to medical hospitals after attempting suicide varies as a function of hospital type and geographic region...
  27. pmc Treatment disparities in Parkinson's disease
    Nabila Dahodwala
    Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Neurol 66:142-5. 2009
    ..In a group with the same healthcare insurance, disparities in PD treatment exist. Physician and community awareness of these racial differences in PD treatment is the first step in addressing healthcare disparities...
  28. doi request reprint Screening strategies for autism spectrum disorders in pediatric primary care
    Jennifer A Pinto-Martin
    Biobehavioral and Health Sciences Division, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 29:345-50. 2008
    ..The relative yield of these two strategies has not been examined...
  29. ncbi request reprint Co-occurrence of HIV and serious mental illness among Medicaid recipients
    Michael B Blank
    Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research in the Department of Psychiatry of the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 3020, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 2641, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:868-73. 2002
    ..The authors estimated the treated period prevalence of HIV infection in the Medicaid population and the rate of HIV infection among persons with serious mental illness in that population...
  30. pmc Racial differences in the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease
    Nabila Dahodwala
    Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Mov Disord 24:1200-5. 2009
    ..Better understanding of the complex biological and social determinants of these disparities is critical to improve PD care...
  31. pmc Bridging the research-to-practice gap in autism intervention: an application of diffusion of innovation theory
    HILARY E DINGFELDER
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3720 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 41:597-609. 2011
    ..Finally, we suggest strategies for intervention development that may increase the probability that these interventions will be used in real-world settings...
  32. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and correlates of abuse among children with autism served in comprehensive community-based mental health settings
    David S Mandell
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 29:1359-72. 2005
    ..To determine the demographic and psychosocial correlates of physical and sexual abuse among children with autism...
  33. doi request reprint Interaction effect of Medicaid census and nursing home characteristics on quality of psychosocial care for residents
    Christina D Kang-Yi
    Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 36:47-57. 2011
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint National estimates of health services expenditures for children with behavioral disorders: an analysis of the medical expenditure panel survey
    James P Guevara
    Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 112:e440. 2003
    ..Preliminary findings suggest that children with emotional behavioral disorders, anxiety and depression, incur even greater costs...
  35. pmc Brief report: Quantifying the impact of autism coverage on private insurance premiums
    James N Bouder
    The Vista Foundation, Hershey, PA, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:953-7. 2009
    ..19% and an upper bound of 2.31%. Policy makers can use these results to assess the cost-effectiveness of similar legislation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Placement stability and mental health costs for children in foster care
    David M Rubin
    Pediatric Generalist Research Group, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1336-41. 2004
    ..The secondary aim is to test the hypothesis that foster care children are also more likely to generate high costs for mental health services if they generate higher costs for non-mental health claims...
  37. doi request reprint Use of vocational rehabilitative services among adults with autism
    Lindsay Lawer
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:487-94. 2009
    ..Post hoc analyses suggest that their employment was highly associated with on-the-job supports. The results suggest the importance of the VRS in serving adults with ASD...
  38. ncbi request reprint Patterns of health care use that may identify young children who are at risk for maltreatment
    Eron Y Friedlaender
    Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 116:1303-8. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether children who are at risk for maltreatment have characteristic patterns of health care use before their diagnosis of abuse or neglect that distinguish them from other children...
  39. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of autism spectrum disorders
    Craig J Newschaffer
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 28:235-58. 2007
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Involvement in the child welfare system among mothers with serious mental illness
    Jung Min Park
    School of Social Work, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 1207 West Oregon Street, Urbana Champaign, Illinois 61801, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:493-7. 2006
    ..This study sought to determine the association between maternal schizophrenia and major affective disorders (serious mental illness) and child custody arrangements in a sample of Medicaid-eligible mothers...
  41. pmc State infant/toddler program policies for eligibility and services provision for young children with autism
    Aubyn C Stahmer
    Child and Adolescent Services Research Center, Children s Hospital, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 34:29-37. 2007
    ..Results indicate few consistencies among states in policies and practices regarding the identification and care of infants and toddlers with autism. The implications of state variation for policy makers are discussed...
  42. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine among children recently diagnosed with autistic spectrum disorder
    Susan E Levy
    Regional Autism Center, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 24:418-23. 2003
    ..The high prevalence of CAM use among a recently diagnosed sample indicates that clinicians should discuss CAM early in the assessment process...
  43. pmc School district resources and identification of children with autistic disorder
    Raymond F Palmer
    University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, Department of Family and Community Medicine, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 7795, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:125-30. 2005
    ..We estimated the effect of community and school district resources on the identification of children with autistic disorder...
  44. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in patterns of risk factors among children receiving mental health services: latent class analyses
    Christine M Walrath
    ORC Macro, 116 John St, Suite 800, New York, NY 10038, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 31:297-311. 2004
    ..In addition, it may result in immediate improvement in the triage of children into services and a better understanding of their behaviors during and after treatment...
  45. ncbi request reprint Assessing the strengths of children referred for community-based mental health services
    Christine M Walrath
    ORC Macro, New York, New York, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 6:1-8. 2004
    ..Child strengths as the foundation for service planning and implementation, and other implications are discussed...

Research Grants9

  1. Interstate Variation in Healthcare Utilization Among Children with ASD
    David Mandell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Finally, the results will provide evidence for a conceptual framework for understanding how states address the needs of children with chronic disabilities in which the best course of treatment and expected outcomes are uncertain. ..
  2. Understanding the Delay in the Diagnosis of Autism
    David Mandell; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. Interstate Variation in Healthcare Utilization Among Children with ASD
    David Mandell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Finally, the results will provide evidence for a conceptual framework for understanding how states address the needs of children with chronic disabilities in which the best course of treatment and expected outcomes are uncertain. ..
  4. A Randomized Trial of the STAR Program for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
    David Mandell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings from the proposed study would provide timely and critical evidence regarding the implementation and effectiveness of one promising practice, with direct relevance to translation of findings into practice and policy. ..
  5. Interstate Variation in Healthcare Utilization Among Children with ASD
    David S Mandell; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Finally, the results will provide evidence for a conceptual framework for understanding how states address the needs of children with chronic disabilities in which the best course of treatment and expected outcomes are uncertain. ..
  6. Interstate Variation in Healthcare Utilization Among Children with ASD
    David Mandell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Finally, the results will provide evidence for a conceptual framework for understanding how states address the needs of children with chronic disabilities in which the best course of treatment and expected outcomes are uncertain. ..