Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- Decreased cortisol levels in adolescent girls with conduct disorderK Pajer
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara St, Suite 430, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 58:297-302. 2001..On the basis of reports of decreased cortisol levels in antisocial males, we investigated morning plasma cortisol levels in adolescent girls with conduct disorder (CD)...
- Increased IgG 3:4 ratios in adolescent antisocial females: evidence of Th1/Th2 imbalance?Kathleen Pajer
Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara St Suite 430, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Brain Behav Immun 16:747-56. 2002..These data indicate that immunologic abnormalities are present in adolescent antisocial girls. Future studies should measure cytokine levels and investigate the clinical implications of these findings...
- Discovery of blood transcriptomic markers for depression in animal models and pilot validation in subjects with early-onset major depressionK Pajer
Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
Transl Psychiatry 2:e101. 2012....
- Primary care treatment of pediatric psychosocial problems: A study from pediatric research in office settings and ambulatory sentinel practice networkW Gardner
Center for Research on Health Care Data Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 2593, USA
Pediatrics 106:E44. 2000..How is primary care treatment of children's psychosocial problems affected by child symptoms, physician training, practice structure, insurance, physician/patient relationship, and family demographics?..
- Child sex differences in primary care clinicians' mental health care of children and adolescentsWilliam Gardner
Center for Research on Health Care Data Center, 1212 Lilliane Kaufmann Bldg, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2593, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:454-9. 2002..Sex differences in the medical and mental health care of adults are well established...
- Multidimensional adaptive testing for mental health problems in primary careWilliam Gardner
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
Med Care 40:812-23. 2002..An alternative is adaptive testing, in which a computer selects the items to be asked of a patient based on the patient's previous responses. This research used a simulation to test a child mental health screen based on this technology...
- Primary care clinicians' use of standardized tools to assess child psychosocial problemsWilliam Gardner
Department of Medicine and Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2593, USA
Ambul Pediatr 3:191-5. 2003..This study investigated primary care clinicians' (PCCs) use of standardized tools for psychosocial problems among children in whom they reported finding a problem...
- Psychiatric and medical health care policies in juvenile detention facilitiesKathleen A Pajer
Columbus Children s Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:1660-7. 2007..Little is known about policies for the delivery of mental and physical health care in these settings. Our objective was to describe current health care policies in U.S. detention facilities...
- Computerized adaptive measurement of depression: a simulation studyWilliam Gardner
Pediatrics, Children s Research Institute and Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
BMC Psychiatry 4:13. 2004..We developed a computerized adaptive version of the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI). We examined its efficiency and its usefulness in identifying Major Depressive Episodes (MDE) and in measuring depression severity...