adjustment disorders


Summary: Maladaptive reactions to identifiable psychosocial stressors occurring within a short time after onset of the stressor. They are manifested by either impairment in social or occupational functioning or by symptoms (depression, anxiety, etc.) that are in excess of a normal and expected reaction to the stressor.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Suicidal behavior in patients with adjustment disorders
    L Kryzhanovskaya
    Department of Psychiatric Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA
    Crisis 22:125-31. 2001
  2. ncbi DSM-IV cure for post-traumatic stress disorder
    Chris Cantor
    Australas Psychiatry 16:297. 2008
  3. ncbi The adjustment disorders: the conundrums of the diagnoses
    James J Strain
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10471, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 49:121-30. 2008
  4. ncbi Psychiatric morbidity and its screening in Turkish women with breast cancer: a comparison between the HADS and SCID tests
    Elvan Ozalp
    Ankara Oncology Training and Research Hospital, Psychiatry Clinic, Ankara, Turkey
    Psychooncology 17:668-75. 2008
  5. ncbi Acculturative stressor and meaning of life as predictors of negative affect in acculturation: a cross-cultural comparative study between Chinese international students in Australia and Hong Kong
    Jia Yan Pan
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:740-50. 2007
  6. ncbi Bullying among young adolescents: the strong, the weak, and the troubled
    Jaana Juvonen
    Department of Psychology, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    Pediatrics 112:1231-7. 2003
  7. ncbi Adjustment disorders after severe life-events in four postconflict settings
    Martin Dobricki
    Department of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:39-46. 2010
  8. ncbi Adjustment disorders in primary care: prevalence, recognition and use of services
    Anna Fernandez
    Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Deu, Research and Development Unit, Fundació Sant Joan de Déu, Dr Antoni Pujadas 42, Sant Boi de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Psychiatry 201:137-42. 2012
  9. ncbi Adjustment disorders as stress response syndromes: a new diagnostic concept and its exploration in a medical sample
    Andreas Maercker
    Department of Psychopathology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychopathology 40:135-46. 2007
  10. ncbi Adjustment disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, and depressive disorders in old age: findings from a community survey
    Andreas Maercker
    Department of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, University of Zurich, CH 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    Compr Psychiatry 49:113-20. 2008

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  1. ncbi Suicidal behavior in patients with adjustment disorders
    L Kryzhanovskaya
    Department of Psychiatric Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA
    Crisis 22:125-31. 2001
    This retrospective study characterizes the suicidal behavior in 119 patients with Axis I adjustment disorders as assessed by psychiatrists at the University of Virginia Hospital. Results indicated that 72 patients (60...
  2. ncbi DSM-IV cure for post-traumatic stress disorder
    Chris Cantor
    Australas Psychiatry 16:297. 2008
  3. ncbi The adjustment disorders: the conundrums of the diagnoses
    James J Strain
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10471, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 49:121-30. 2008
    This article discusses the conundrums and the dilemmas of the conceptual framework of the diagnoses of the adjustment disorders (ADs)...
  4. ncbi Psychiatric morbidity and its screening in Turkish women with breast cancer: a comparison between the HADS and SCID tests
    Elvan Ozalp
    Ankara Oncology Training and Research Hospital, Psychiatry Clinic, Ankara, Turkey
    Psychooncology 17:668-75. 2008
    b>Adjustment disorders (ADs) and major depressive disorder (MDD) are often the most prevalent psychiatric disorders among cancer patients...
  5. ncbi Acculturative stressor and meaning of life as predictors of negative affect in acculturation: a cross-cultural comparative study between Chinese international students in Australia and Hong Kong
    Jia Yan Pan
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:740-50. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present study was to compare the predictive effects of acculturative stressor and meaning of life on negative affect in the process of acculturation between Chinese international students in Australia and Hong Kong...
  6. ncbi Bullying among young adolescents: the strong, the weak, and the troubled
    Jaana Juvonen
    Department of Psychology, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    Pediatrics 112:1231-7. 2003
    ..We sought to use multiple data sources to better understand the psychological and social problems exhibited by bullies, victims, and bully-victims...
  7. ncbi Adjustment disorders after severe life-events in four postconflict settings
    Martin Dobricki
    Department of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:39-46. 2010
    The present study explores whether severe life-events are associated with adjustment disorders (AD) by reanalyzing the data of a multisite epidemiological survey (de Jong et al. in Lancet 361:2128-2130, 2003)...
  8. ncbi Adjustment disorders in primary care: prevalence, recognition and use of services
    Anna Fernandez
    Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Deu, Research and Development Unit, Fundació Sant Joan de Déu, Dr Antoni Pujadas 42, Sant Boi de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Psychiatry 201:137-42. 2012
    Within the ICD and DSM review processes there is growing debate on the future classification and status of adjustment disorders, even though evidence on this clinical entity is scant, particularly outside specialised care.
  9. ncbi Adjustment disorders as stress response syndromes: a new diagnostic concept and its exploration in a medical sample
    Andreas Maercker
    Department of Psychopathology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychopathology 40:135-46. 2007
    b>Adjustment disorders (AD) are an ill-defined category in the present diagnostic nomenclature...
  10. ncbi Adjustment disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, and depressive disorders in old age: findings from a community survey
    Andreas Maercker
    Department of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, University of Zurich, CH 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    Compr Psychiatry 49:113-20. 2008
    Based on a new psychopathological model of adjustment disorders (AJD), we propose that AJDs are particular forms of stress response syndromes, in which intrusions, avoidance of reminders, and failure to adapt are core symptoms...
  11. ncbi [Psychotherapy of adjustment disorders]
    Nicola Gorschenek
    Arbeitsbereich Gesprächspsychotherapie, Universitat Hamburg, Fachbereich Psychologie
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 58:200-7. 2008
    ..Post-treatment gains after two years in the meaning of subsequent improvements - as often discovered in client-centered psychotherapies - could, however, not be demonstrated for patients with this type of disorder...
  12. pmc Reducing long term sickness absence by an activating intervention in adjustment disorders: a cluster randomised controlled design
    J J L van der Klink
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Academic Medical Center, Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 60:429-37. 2003
    ..It was hypothesised that the intervention would be more effective than care as usual in lowering the intensity of symptoms, increasing psychological resources, and decreasing sickness leave duration...
  13. ncbi Alexithymia as a screening index for male conscripts with adjustment disorder
    Po Fei Chen
    Department of Psychology, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Psychiatr Q 82:139-50. 2011
  14. ncbi Adjustment disorders: prevalence in a representative nationwide survey in Germany
    Andreas Maercker
    Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Binzmühlestr 14, 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:1745-52. 2012
    ..Psychopathology 40:135-146, 2007)...
  15. ncbi An online emotional regulation system to deliver homework assignments for treating adjustment disorders
    Soledad Quero
    Universitat Jaume I, Spain
    Stud Health Technol Inform 181:273-7. 2012
    b>Adjustment Disorders (AD) is a very common mental health problem in primary care. Only general treatment guidelines are available for its treatment...
  16. ncbi Predicting the duration of sickness absence for patients with common mental disorders in occupational health care
    Karen Nieuwenhuijsen
    Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Centre, AmCOGG, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:67-74. 2006
    ..This study attempted to determine the factors that best predict the duration of absence from work among employees with common mental disorders...
  17. ncbi Comparison of two diagnostic systems for Complicated Grief
    Simon Forstmeier
    Department of Psychology, Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, University of Zurich, Binzmühlestr 14 17, 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Affect Disord 99:203-11. 2007
    ..There is also no data about prevalence rates of Complicated Grief in a representative sample. The purpose of this study was to compare the diagnostic systems with regard to prevalence, conditional probabilities, and agreement...
  18. ncbi Complicated grief as a stress response disorder: evaluating diagnostic criteria in a German sample
    Robert Langner
    Department of Psychology, Dresden University of Technology, Germany
    J Psychosom Res 58:235-42. 2005
    ..This study aimed at evaluating diagnostic criteria based on the stress response model of complicated grief...
  19. ncbi The relationship between life adjustment and parental bonding in military personnel with adjustment disorder in Taiwan
    Lung For-Wey
    Department of Psychiatry, Military Kaohsiung General Hospital, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Mil Med 167:678-82. 2002
    ..The statistical approach of structural equation modeling also should be considered in future studies to determine competing risk factors and mediating effects...
  20. ncbi The prevalence and characteristics of complicated grief in older adults
    Rachel S Newson
    Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 132:231-8. 2011
  21. pmc Informing the symptom profile of complicated grief
    Naomi M Simon
    Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders and Complicated Grief Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Depress Anxiety 28:118-26. 2011
    ..We sought to add empirical support to the current dialogue by examining the commonly used Inventory of Complicated Grief (ICG) scale completed by 782 bereaved individuals...
  22. ncbi Treatment of complicated grief: a randomized controlled trial
    Katherine Shear
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    JAMA 293:2601-8. 2005
    ..Complicated grief is a debilitating disorder associated with important negative health consequences, but the results of existing treatments for it have been disappointing...
  23. pmc Complicated grief and related bereavement issues for DSM-5
    M Katherine Shear
    Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, New York, USA
    Depress Anxiety 28:103-17. 2011
    ..We also discuss modifications in the bereavement V code and refinement of bereavement exclusions in major depression and other disorders...
  24. ncbi Prevalence and determinants of complicated grief in general population
    Daisuke Fujisawa
    Psycho Oncology Division, National Cancer Center East, Kashiwa shi, Chiba, Japan
    J Affect Disord 127:352-8. 2010
    ..Therefore, this study aimed to explore the prevalence and predictors of complicated grief among community dwelling individuals in Japan...
  25. ncbi A case for establishing complicated grief as a distinct mental disorder in DSM-V
    Wendy G Lichtenthal
    Department of Psychology, 3720 Walnut Street, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 24:637-62. 2004
    ..This paper concludes that CG must be established in the current nosology to address the needs of individuals who are significantly suffering and impaired by this disorder...
  26. ncbi The 'afterthought' diagnosis: rehabilitating adjustment disorders
    Patricia Casey
    University College Dublin, Dublin 7, Ireland
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:145-51. 2006
    ..It is likely that adjustment disorder and major depression have been conflated and the reasons for this are explored. Delineating one from the other clearly has crucial therapeutic and financial implications...
  27. ncbi Screening for depression in terminally ill cancer patients in Japan
    Tatsuo Akechi
    Department of Psychiatry, Nagoya City University Medical School, Nagoya, Japan
    J Pain Symptom Manage 31:5-12. 2006
    This study attempted to assess the performance of several screening instruments for adjustment disorders (ADs) and major depression (MD) among terminally ill Japanese cancer patients...
  28. ncbi Difficulties in screening for adjustment disorder, Part I: Use of existing screening instruments in cancer patients undergoing bone marrow transplantation
    Kenneth L Kirsh
    Symptom Management and Palliative Care Program, Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0093, USA
    Palliat Support Care 2:23-31. 2004
    ..This is especially true with regard to identifying adjustment disorder (AD), despite the fact that AD is the most prevalent psychiatric diagnosis in cancer patients...
  29. ncbi Twenty years' research on peer victimization and psychosocial maladjustment: a meta-analytic review of cross-sectional studies
    D S Hawker
    Isis Education Centre, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 41:441-55. 2000
    ..There were some design limitations to the studies reviewed, but all together their results provide a strong background for more complex research into the course and treatment of victims' distress...
  30. ncbi Efficacy of etifoxine compared to lorazepam monotherapy in the treatment of patients with adjustment disorders with anxiety: a double-blind controlled study in general practice
    N Nguyen
    CPCET et Pharmacologie Clinique, Institut des Neurosciences Cognitives de la Méditerranée, Faculte de Medecine, UMR CNRS Université de la Méditerranée, Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Marseille Hôpital de la Timone, 13385 Marseille Cedex 5, France
    Hum Psychopharmacol 21:139-49. 2006
    b>Adjustment Disorders With Anxiety (ADWA) account for almost 10% of psychologically motivated consultations in primary care...
  31. ncbi Readmission rates for adjustment disorders: comparison with other mood disorders
    Rick Jones
    Laureate Research Center, 6655 South Yale Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74136, USA
    J Affect Disord 71:199-203. 2002
    The diagnostic category of adjustment disorders continues to receive little attention in the research literature despite its estimated incidence of 5-21% in psychiatric consultation services for adults and 7.1% in inpatient admissions.
  32. ncbi Dutch practice guidelines for managing adjustment disorders in occupational and primary health care
    Jac J L van der Klink
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Coronel Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 29:478-87. 2003
    Stress-related disorders, especially adjustment disorders, are widespread among working populations and are responsible for high costs in terms of suffering, sick leave, disability, and economic losses...
  33. ncbi Adjustment disorder with depressed mood. A review of diagnosis and treatment
    Jennifer A Sampang
    Department of Psychiatry, St Elizabeth Medical Center, Edgewood, KY, USA
    Adv Nurse Pract 11:51-4. 2003
  34. pmc Quality of rehabilitation among workers with adjustment disorders according to practice guidelines; a retrospective cohort study
    K Nieuwenhuijsen
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Academic Medical Center, AmCOGG, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 60:i21-5. 2003
    To assess the quality of occupational rehabilitation for patients with adjustment disorders and to determine whether high quality of care is related to a shorter period of sickness absence.
  35. ncbi Patient personality and time-limited group psychotherapy for complicated grief
    W E Piper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia
    Int J Group Psychother 51:525-52. 2001
    ..High-PM patients improved more in both therapies. For general symptoms, clinical significance favored interpretive therapy over supportive therapy. Clinical implications concerning patient-treatment matching are discussed...
  36. ncbi Patterns of adjustment among children of battered women
    J H Grych
    Department of Psychology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201 1881, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:84-94. 2000
  37. ncbi Complicated grief in patients with unipolar depression
    Anette Kersting
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Muenster, Germany
    J Affect Disord 118:201-4. 2009
    ..Further, the study was aimed to identify characteristics predicting a complicated grief reaction in depressed patients...
  38. ncbi How are traits related to problem behavior in preschoolers? Similarities and contrasts between temperament and personality
    Sarah S W De Pauw
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 37:309-25. 2009
    ..This age-specific taxonomy refines and corroborates conclusions based on narrative reviews and furnishes a more balanced view of trait-maladjustment relationships...
  39. ncbi Treatment response to psychiatric intervention and predictors of response among cancer patients with adjustment disorders
    Ken Shimizu
    Psycho Oncology Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Pain Symptom Manage 41:684-91. 2011
    Although adjustment disorders (ADs) are common among patients with cancer and such patients are frequently referred to consultation-liaison psychiatrists, little is known about the clinical courses of these patients.
  40. pmc Growth in temperament and parenting as predictors of adjustment during children's transition to adolescence
    Liliana J Lengua
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Dev Psychol 42:819-32. 2006
    ..The findings suggest that temperament and parenting predict changes in each other and predict adjustment during the transition to adolescence...
  41. ncbi Increased depression and anxiety in infertile Japanese women resulting from lack of husband's support and feelings of stress
    Hidehiko Matsubayashi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Specialized Clinical Science, Tokai University School of Medicine, Isehara, Kanagawa 259 1193, Japan
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:398-404. 2004
    ..Psychological interventions to relieve or diminish these conditions might have significant therapeutic benefits for women attending infertility clinics in Japan...
  42. ncbi Bupropion sustained release treatment reduces fatigue in cancer patients
    Jodi L Cullum
    Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 49:139-44. 2004
    ..To demonstrate that bupropion sustained release (SR) can reduce the symptoms of fatigue experienced by cancer patients...
  43. ncbi Adolescent adjustment in a nationally collected sample: identifying group differences by adoption status, adoption subtype, developmental stage and gender
    Anthony L Burrow
    Department of Psychology, Florida International University, University Park Campus, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Adolesc 27:267-82. 2004
    ..However, significant group differences in adolescent adjustment were found based on participants' developmental stage and gender. The implications of the findings are discussed...
  44. ncbi Prevalence of acute and post-traumatic stress disorder and comorbid mental disorders in breast cancer patients during primary cancer care: a prospective study
    Anja Mehnert
    Institute of Medical Psychology, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr 52 S35, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Psychooncology 16:181-8. 2007
    ..However, a large number of women with emotional distress illustrate the need for psychosocial counseling and support in this early treatment phase...
  45. ncbi Trauma, post-migration living difficulties, and social support as predictors of psychological adjustment in resettled Sudanese refugees
    Robert Schweitzer
    School of Psychology and Counselling, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:179-87. 2006
    ..This paper explores the impact of pre-migration trauma, post-migration living difficulties and social support on the current mental health of 63 resettled Sudanese refugees...
  46. ncbi Test-retest and case-control study of psychological symptoms and social adjustment following parasuicide
    Stephen C Newman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Compr Psychiatry 45:346-52. 2004
    ..Only half of cases received treatment for the parasuicide from a psychiatrist, psychologist, or other health care provider during the 3 months following the emergency department visit...
  47. ncbi Self-enhancement among high-exposure survivors of the September 11th terrorist attack: resilience or social maladjustment?
    George A Bonanno
    Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 88:984-98. 2005
    ..However, consistent with previous evidence suggesting a social cost to self-enhancement, at 18 months post-September 11th, self-enhancers' friends and relatives also rated them as decreasing in social adjustment and as being less honest...
  48. ncbi Short-term psychological impact on family members of intensive care unit patients
    Thomas Paparrigopoulos
    Department of Psychiatry, Athens University Medical School, Eginition Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Psychosom Res 61:719-22. 2006
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the short-term psychological impact on family members of intensive care unit (ICU) patients during their stay in the unit...
  49. ncbi Onset and maintenance of psychiatric disorders after serious accidents
    Manuela Kuhn
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Schleswig Holstein, Campus Luebeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23538, Luebeck, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:497-503. 2006
    ..The course of the psychiatric disorders shows that those patients who met criteria for any psychiatric diagnosis shortly after the accident ran a much higher risk for developing new or comorbid psychiatric disorders in the future...
  50. ncbi Screening children with asthma for psychosocial adjustment problems: a tool for health care professionals
    S Gupta
    Departments of Psychology and Pediatrics, Alberta Children s Hospital, and the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Asthma 43:543-8. 2006
    ..To develop a brief questionnaire for health care professionals to use in screening children with asthma for psychosocial adjustment problems...
  51. ncbi Personality disorder, depression and functioning: results from the ODIN study
    Patricia Casey
    Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Department of Psychiatry University College Dublin, Eccles St, Dublin 7, Ireland
    J Affect Disord 82:277-83. 2004
    ..There is little information of the prevalence of personality disorder (PD) in those with depressive disorder in community samples; neither is there any data on the impact of PD on service utilisation or outcome in this setting...
  52. ncbi [Motivation for psychosomatic-psychotherapeutic treatment of vocational stresses -- development and validation of a questionnaire]
    R Zwerenz
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie, Johannes Gutenberg Universitat Mainz
    Rehabilitation (Stuttg) 44:14-23. 2005
    ..Therefore it is necessary to assess patient motivation at the beginning of treatment, in order to assign them to specific interventions, e. g. promoting motivation...
  53. ncbi Posttraumatic growth in clinical psychology - a critical review and introduction of a two component model
    Tanja Zoellner
    Roseneck Hospital Center for Psychosomatic Medicine, Am Roseneck 6, 83209 Prien, Germany
    Clin Psychol Rev 26:626-53. 2006
    ..The article ends with a discussion of fruitful future research directions and how PTG can add a new perspective into trauma therapy...
  54. ncbi Psychiatric disorders following first breast cancer recurrence: prevalence, associated factors and relationship to quality of life
    Masako Okamura
    Psychiatry Division, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 35:302-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence of and factors associated with psychiatric disorders and the impact on quality of life (QOL) in patients with first breast cancer recurrence...
  55. ncbi Major depression in the transition to adulthood: the impact of active and past depression on young adult functioning
    Angela D Paradis
    Simmons Longitudinal Study, Simmons College School of Social Work, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:318-23. 2006
    ..The significant impairments characterizing those with past depression indicate the need for continued monitoring to decrease the risk of recurrence and the establishment of a chronic course of illness...
  56. ncbi Adjustment, sibling problems and coping strategies of brothers and sisters of children with autistic spectrum disorder
    Penelope Ross
    School of Education, University of Queensland, Australia
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 31:77-86. 2006
    ..We know little about what contributes to these difficulties...
  57. ncbi Depression in women infected with HIV
    Valéria Antakly de Mello
    Casa da AIDS, Department of Infectious Contagious Diseases, School of Medicine, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 28:10-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of major depression in women with HIV infection...
  58. ncbi The utility of the rorschach coping deficit index as a measure of depression and social skills deficits in children and adolescents
    Rebecca Vauter Stredny
    Eastern Virginia Medical School, VA, USA
    Assessment 12:295-302. 2005
    ..Implications of these findings for clinicians and further research are discussed...
  59. ncbi Does individual treatment for alcoholic fathers benefit their children? A longitudinal assessment
    Jasmina Burdzovic Andreas
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, and Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, MA, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:191-8. 2006
    ..Thus, COAs' adjustment improved when their fathers received treatment for alcoholism, and fathers' recovery from alcoholism was associated with clinically significant reductions in child problems...
  60. ncbi Earthquake-related psychological distress and associated factors 4 years after the Parnitha earthquake in Greece
    Maria Livanou
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Section of Trauma Studies, Institute of Psychiatry, 38, Carver Road, London SE24 9LT, UK
    Eur Psychiatry 20:137-44. 2005
    ..Such treatments may also increase the survivors' psychological preparedness and emotional resilience in view of future earthquakes...
  61. ncbi A multiple-indicator multiple-cause model for posttraumatic stress reactions: personality, coping, and maladjustment
    Man Cheung Chung
    University of Plymouth, School of Psychology, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, UK
    Psychosom Med 67:251-9. 2005
  62. ncbi Postshelter adjustment of children from violent families
    Kelly L Jarvis
    University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
    J Interpers Violence 21:1046-62. 2006
    ..Findings suggest a need for postshelter therapeutic services and further research addressing the adjustment of such families...
  63. ncbi A social adjustment enhancement intervention for high functioning autism, Asperger's syndrome, and pervasive developmental disorder NOS
    Marjorie Solomon
    Department of Psychiatry and MIND Institute, University of California, Davis, CA 95817, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 34:649-68. 2004
    ..Results are discussed in the context of individual differences in participant cognitive levels and profiles, symptom severity, and affect-related variables...
  64. ncbi The self-regulatory model in women with rheumatoid arthritis: relationships between illness representations, coping strategies, and illness outcome
    Alexandra C S Carlisle
    University of Surrey, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 10:571-87. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study is to test the hypothesis that coping strategies partially mediate the relationship between illness representations and illness outcome in women with rheumatoid arthritis...
  65. ncbi Does solitary substance use increase adolescents' risk for poor psychosocial and behavioral outcomes? A 9-year longitudinal study comparing solitary and social users
    Joan S Tucker
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:363-72. 2006
    ..Results indicate the importance of better understanding and addressing the needs of this understudied group of high-risk youth...
  66. ncbi Stress sensitization and adolescent depressive severity as a function of childhood adversity: a link to anxiety disorders
    Emmanuel P Espejo
    Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:287-99. 2007
  67. ncbi Determinants of posttraumatic adjustment in adolescents from Sarajevo who experienced war
    Elvira Duraković-Belko
    University of Sarajevo, Bosnia
    J Clin Psychol 59:27-40. 2003
    ..While the strongest predictor of posttraumatic stress reactions (PTSR) was trauma experience in the category of loss, the strongest predictor of depressive symptoms was female gender...
  68. ncbi Depression and anxiety in children at the end of life
    Leslie S Kersun
    Division of Oncology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 4th Floor Wood Building, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 54:691-708, xi. 2007
    ..Understanding the issues involved in screening and diagnosis and the risks and benefits of available treatments can lead to an informed approach to the management of these disorders in the palliative care setting...
  69. ncbi A test of the phase model of psychotherapy change
    Anthony S Joyce
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, 8440 112 Street, Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7
    Can J Psychiatry 47:759-66. 2002
    ..A comparative trial of 2 forms (interpretive and supportive) of short-term, time-limited individual (STI) therapy provided data that were used to test the propositions of the Howard and others phase model of psychotherapy change...
  70. ncbi Risk and resilience for psychological distress amongst unaccompanied asylum seeking adolescents
    Matthew Hodes
    Academic Unit of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Imperial College, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:723-32. 2008
    ..To investigate the level of posttraumatic stress and depressive symptoms, and background risk and protective factors that might increase or ameliorate this distress amongst unaccompanied asylum-seeking children and adolescents (UASC)...
  71. ncbi Posttraumatic embitterment disorder in comparison to other mental disorders
    Michael Linden
    Research Group Psychosomatic Rehabilitation, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Germany
    Psychother Psychosom 77:50-6. 2008
    The term 'posttraumatic embitterment disorder' (PTED) was recently introduced to describe a subtype of adjustment disorders, characterized by prolonged embitterment, severe additional psychopathological symptoms and great impairment in ..
  72. ncbi Children's trauma and adjustment reactions to violent and nonviolent war experiences
    Maureen A Allwood
    University of Missouri Columbia 65211, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:450-7. 2002
    ..This study examined the relationship of violent and nonviolent war experiences to children's trauma reactions and adjustment in a group of children from Bosnia...
  73. ncbi Alexithymia, negative feelings in the patient and pejorative feelings in the clinician
    C G Kooiman
    Psychother Psychosom 77:61-2. 2008
  74. ncbi [A comparison of dysfunctional attitudes and coping strategies in Hungarian adolescents suffering from certain child psychiatric disorders]
    Janos Csorba
    ELTE Barczi Gusztav Gyogypedagogiai Foiskolai Kar, Gyogypedagogiai Kortani Tanszek, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 22:191-9. 2007
    ..The evaluation of dysfunctional attitudes and coping mechanisms to identify specific characteristics of certain psychiatric diseases is an important research objective also in the field of child and adolescent psychiatry...
  75. ncbi Maternal depression and developmental disability: research critique
    Donald B Bailey
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 13:321-9. 2007
    ..Research is also needed to study treatments to reduce the occurrence of both depressive symptoms and clinical depression...
  76. ncbi Comparative study of psychiatric morbidity among the displaced and non-displaced populations in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands following the tsunami
    Suresh Bada Math
    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Deemed University, Bangalore, India
    Prehosp Disaster Med 23:29-34; discussion 35. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the psychiatric morbidity between the displaced and non-displaced populations of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands during the first three months following the 2004 earthquake and tsunami...
  77. ncbi [Questionnaire on emotional response after organ transplantation: German validation of the Transplant Effect Questionnaire (TxEQ-D)]
    Richard Klaghofer
    Abteilung Psychosoziale Medizin, Universitatsspital Zurich
    Z Psychosom Med Psychother 54:174-88. 2008
  78. ncbi Anger expression in children and adolescents: a review of the empirical literature
    Matthew A Kerr
    University of Ottawa, Department of Psychology, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:559-77. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, the current data base provides some confirmation that youth who cope inappropriately with their anger are at risk for problematic interpersonal relationships and negative outcomes in terms of both mental and general health...
  79. ncbi Symptoms of depression and posttraumatic stress disorder in an outpatient population before and after Hurricane Katrina
    Alison C McLeish
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39216 4505, USA
    Depress Anxiety 25:416-21. 2008
    ..Findings are discussed in relation to the need for collaborative efforts between clinically oriented and research-oriented institutions to study the impact of large-scale disasters on a variety of populations...
  80. ncbi [A Qualitative Follow-Up Assessment two Years after Inpatient Crisis Intervention]
    Thomas Reisch
    Direktion Sozial und Gemeindepsychiatrie, Universitäre Psychiatrische Dienste Bern, Schweiz
    Psychiatr Prax 31:16-22. 2004
    ..34 patients (50 % adjustment disorder) were investigated at admission, at discharge and 2 years after participating in a 2-week crisis intervention program...
  81. ncbi [Post-traumatic embitterment disorder (PTED). Differentiation of a specific form of adjustment disorders]
    M Linden
    Forschungsgruppe Psychosomatische Rehabilitation an der Charité, der Abteilung für Verhaltenstherapie und Psychosomatik, Rehabilitationsklinik Seehof der BfA Teltow Berlin
    Nervenarzt 75:51-7. 2004
    ..3%), agoraphobia (28.6%), or panic (19.0%). Of the patients, 81% said they avoid places which remind them of the critical events. Impairments were suffered in work (70%), leisure (65%), and familial relations (57.1%)...
  82. ncbi Concurrent validity of the College Adjustment scales using comparison with the MMPI College Maladjustment Scale
    Michael H Campbell
    School of Clinical Medicine and Research, University of the West Indies Cave Hill, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Bridgetown, Barbados
    Psychol Rep 99:1003-7. 2006
    ..While the conclusions are limited significantly by the small sample, this report provides an incremental contribution to the validity of the College Adjustment Scales...
  83. ncbi Coping of cancer patients during and after radiotherapy--a follow-up of 2 years
    S Sehlen
    Department of Radiotherapy and Radiooncology, Klinikum Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Onkologie 26:557-63. 2003
  84. ncbi Predictors of change in music therapy with children and adolescents: the role of therapeutic techniques
    Christian Gold
    University of Bergen, Unifob Health, Bergen, Norway
    Psychol Psychother 80:577-89. 2007
    ..The findings indicate the importance of being aware of a therapy method's specific strengths and limitations. More research on the indicated specific ingredients of music therapy intervention is needed...
  85. ncbi [Dysfunctional workplace organization and mobbing. 4 representative cases]
    Elisa Albini
    Istituto di Medicina del Lavoro, P le Ospedale Civili 1, Brescia
    Med Lav 94:440-9. 2003
    ..Stress and psychological harassment at work are increasing worldwide, according to International Agencies (European Community, NIOSH) and to most authors...
  86. ncbi Humiliation, loss and other types of life events and difficulties: a comparison of depressed subjects, healthy controls and their siblings
    Anne E Farmer
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff
    Psychol Med 33:1169-75. 2003
    ..We have also previously suggested that experiencing high rates of non-severe events may play a role in the development of resilience to the impact of severe threatening events when these occur...
  87. ncbi Factors in the psychological adjustment of homeless adolescent males: the role of coping style
    Elizabeth Votta
    Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:778-85. 2003
    ..e., depressive symptoms, internalizing and externalizing behavior problems) of homeless and nonhomeless adolescent males...
  88. ncbi Defense mechanisms and psychological adjustment in childhood
    Marlene J Sandstrom
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Bronfman Science Center, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:487-95. 2003
    ..Significantly, there was no relationship between children's use of denial and their level of perceived competence or between children's use of identification and their degree of maladjustment...
  89. ncbi Validation of the multiple language versions of the Hopkins Symptom Checklist-37 for refugee adolescents
    Tammy Bean
    Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA 15221, USA
    Adolescence 42:51-71. 2007
    ..The findings of this study suggest that the HSCL-37A is a reliable and valid instrument to be used among culturally diverse refugee adolescents to assess emotional distress and maladaptive behaviors...
  90. ncbi Treatment refusal: analysis of 15 cases
    T L Huang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Chang Gung Med J 23:218-23. 2000
    ..CONCLUSION: We should give patients adequate informed consent and crisis intervention to establish a good doctor-patient relationship and to respect the patients' autonomy for their choice of treatment...
  91. ncbi Safety reporting and adverse-event profile of mirtazapine described in randomized controlled trials in comparison with other classes of antidepressants in the acute-phase treatment of adults with depression: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Norio Watanabe
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, Japan
    CNS Drugs 24:35-53. 2010
    ..Mirtazapine has a unique mechanism of antidepressant action, and thus is thought to have a different profile of adverse events from that of other antidepressants...
  92. ncbi Tianeptine: a review of its use in depressive disorders
    A J Wagstaff
    Adis International Limited, Mairangi Bay, Auckland, New Zealand
    CNS Drugs 15:231-59. 2001
    ..Hepatoxicity is rare. The dosage should be decreased in elderly patients and those with severe renal failure, but adjustment is not necessary in patients with alcoholism or hepatic impairment, or those undergoing haemodialysis...
  93. ncbi International study of expert judgment on therapeutic use of benzodiazepines and other psychotherapeutic medications: VI. Trends in recommendations for the pharmacotherapy of anxiety disorders, 1992-1997
    E H Uhlenhuth
    Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque 87131, USA
    Depress Anxiety 9:107-16. 1999
    ..To assemble expert clinical experience and judgment regarding the treatment of anxiety disorders in a systematic, quantitative manner, particularly with respect to changes during the preceding five years...
  94. ncbi Overview and clinical presentation of generalized anxiety disorder
    K Rickels
    Section of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Meidicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 24:1-17. 2001
    ..7. Symptoms that some clinicians consider cardinal for a diagnosis of GAD, such as extreme worry, obsessive rumination, and somatization, also are present in other disorders, such as MDD. (ABSTRACT TRUNCATED)..
  95. pmc Symptoms to use for diagnostic criteria of hwa-byung, an anger syndrome
    Sung Kil Min
    Department of Psychiatry, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Psychiatry Investig 6:7-12. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the characteristic symptoms which can be used for the diagnosis of hwa-byung, a culture-related anger syndrome in Korea...
  96. ncbi Night terrors, sleepwalking, and confusional arousals in the general population: their frequency and relationship to other sleep and mental disorders
    M M Ohayon
    Centre de Recherche Philippe Pinel de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 60:268-76; quiz 277. 1999
    ..Clinical studies of parasomnias, however, show that these disorders may be indicators of underlying mental disorders and may have serious consequences...
  97. ncbi [Psychiatric disorders caused by global social change. Traumatization among the inhabitants of the former GDR]
    J Frommer
    Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie an der Klinik für Psychiatrie, Medizin der Otto von Guericke Universität Magdeburg, Germany
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 70:418-28. 2002
    ..with the traumatic experiences, and increased psychological sensitivity and arousal, but also specific Adjustment disorders, or cultural shocks: many people of the former GDR had to deal with adjustment difficulties of different ..
  98. pmc Prevention of recurrent sickness absence among employees with common mental disorders: design of a cluster-randomised controlled trial with cost-benefit and effectiveness evaluation
    Iris Arends
    Department of Health Sciences, Work and Health, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, A Deusinglaan 1, 9713 AV Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:132. 2010
    ..We aim to evaluate the effectiveness, cost-benefit and process of the intervention compared to care as usual...
  99. ncbi Natural history of symptoms of depression and anxiety during inpatient treatment on general medicine wards
    R G Kathol
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City
    J Gen Intern Med 7:287-93. 1992
    ..One in ten will continue to show symptoms of depression...
  100. pmc Services provided by volunteer psychiatrists after 9/11 at the New York City family assistance center: September 12-November 20, 2001
    Anand Pandya
    Disaster Psychiatry Outreach, New York, NY, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 16:193-9. 2010
    ..To characterize the experience of volunteer disaster psychiatrists who provided pro bono psychiatric services to 9/11 survivors in New York City, from September 12, 2001 to November 20, 2001...
  101. ncbi Deployment and the use of mental health services among U.S. Army wives
    Alyssa J Mansfield
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:101-9. 2010
    ..Military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan have involved the frequent and extended deployment of military personnel, many of whom are married. The effect of deployment on mental health in military spouses is largely unstudied...

Research Grants63

  1. An Investigation of the Clinical Utility of a Prolonged Grief Disorder Diagnosis
    Holly Gwen Prigerson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Findings from this study will inform development of a larger field trial to determine the impact of PGD on patient outcomes. ..
  2. Dimensional RDoC Modeling across the Range of Negative Mood Dysfunction
    Scott A Langenecker; Fiscal Year: 2013
  3. Exploring the Neural Circuitry of Deliberate Self Harm in Adolescents
    KATHRYN REGAN CULLEN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..disorder (MDD), borderline personality disorder (BPD), anxiety disorders, substance abuse disorders, adjustment disorders and eating disorders...
  4. Constructing a Danish Reaction to Severe Stress Cohort
    Jaimie L Gradus; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..As an initial demonstration of the utility of the new cohort, we wil examine the associations between ICD-10 RSS disorders and all-cause mortality and mortality due to suicide. ..
  5. Group IPT-A in School-Based Clinics
    Laura Mufson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The development of an effective, efficient, and accepted school-based intervention will help to reduce the extensive morbidity associated with adolescent depression in these impoverished communities. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    H GRADY WATTS; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..brochures will focus on mental health issues caused directly by the disease such as: depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders, HIV-assoicated dementia, HIV-associated minor motor/cognitive disorder, as well as issues caused ..
    JOHN BUNTIN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..underlying sociality and could lead to better diagnosis and treatment of individuals at risk for social adjustment disorders. They may also shed light on the causes of infertility in nursing women with elevated PRL secretion and in ..
  8. Diabetes in Neuropsychiatric Disorders
    Brian Kirkpatrick; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These studies will assess whether schizophrenia is associated with impaired glucose tolerance, and whether this abnormality predicts the subsequent risk of impaired fasting glucose with olanzapine administration. ..
    M Shear; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These sites already have in place the trained and certified assessment and treatment personnel and rigorous monitoring procedures that are essential for the conduct of a study such as the one we propose. ..
    Liliana Lengua; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This study will also identify predictors of resilience and positive adjustment in response to stress or risk. ..
  11. Medication Management Decisions in Schizophrenia
    Mark Olfson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The results will inform quality improvement programs by identifying key modifiable determinants of the quality of medication management in the community treatment of schizophrenia. ..
  12. Consumer Influences of Treatment of Depression
    Richard Kravitz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..e., should DTCA be further regulated?) while also contributing to our understanding of the social influences on diagnosis and treatment of depression in primary care settings. ..
  13. Mothering & Addiction:Internal Conceptions of Parenting
    Nancy Suchman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Cognitive and Emotional Mechanisms in Chronic Grief
    George Bonanno; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..e., attentional preoccupation with social-moral rejection);and an exacerbation of their deficits in emotion regulation when they are primed with the representation of the deceased spouse. ..
  15. RCT of Family Focused Grief Therapy in Palliative Care & Bereavement
    DAVID WILLIAM KISSANE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Bereavement care will be approached preventively with a continuity of care model. ..
  16. Electrophysiological Correlates of Anhedonia in Schizophrenia
    WILLIAM HORAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. Extending Evidence-based Social-behavioral Skill Training to Young Children
    MELISSA DEROSIER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Development and implementation of efficacious interventions such as SSGRIN-P can reduce these costs. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  18. Neurologic Predictors of Schizophrenia
    Jason Schiffman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    Patrick T Davies; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our long-term objective is to translate the scientific knowledge gained from this project into clinical treatment and social policy initiatives that are designed improve the welfare of vulnerable children and families. ..
  20. Teens' Internalizing Symptoms: Gender, Puberty and Peers
    BRIDGET REYNOLDS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Finally, this study will significantly add to the literature by examining the development of internalizing symptoms among a largely low-income, minority population. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. New Intervention for Geriatric Anxiety in Primary Care
    JULIE WETHERELL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. Short-Term vs Long-Term Treatment for GAD
    Karl Rickels; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..12 months). The proposed study will provide much needed data, lacking from the literature, about the value of long term medication treatment of patients with a DSM-IV GAD diagnosis. ..
  23. Development of antisocial behavior in early adulthood
    GREGORY PETTIT; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This research will contribute both to basic theories of antisocial development and to prevention science and public policy. ..
  24. Depressed Older Adults? Attitudinal and Social Predictors of Mental Health Care
    Amber Gum; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. NIMH Collaboration HIV/STD Intervention Trial in China
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will initiate the intervention in the control markets from 12/06-12/07. We will participate in publishing cross-site papers throughout the next three years. ..
  26. Genetic Epidemiology of Eating Disordered Behavior
    Suzanne Mazzeo; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..It will also provide Dr. Mazzeo with the requisite training to become an independent investigator in the genetic epidemiology of eating disorders. ..
  27. Mentor Mothers: A Sustainable Family Intervention in South African Townships
    Mary J Rotheram Borus; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The intervention's impact will be assessed over 15 months in a design that is a blend of an efficacy and effectiveness trial. ..
  28. Mediators of Violence Exposure and Drug Use in Youth
    Wendy Kliewer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..It has potential to reduce the tremendous societal costs of drug use by identifying behavioral and physiological correlates of inflation and escalation of drug use in adolescence. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. 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. ..
  30. Psychosocial Adjustment in Adolescents with Spina Bifida
    Grayson Holmbeck; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Moreover, the results will have implications for prevention and intervention efforts with families who have offspring with disabling birth defects. ..
  31. School-based expressive writing intervention trials for youth exposed to violence
    WENDY L KLIEWER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DEBORAH CAPALDI; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., antisocial behavior in childhood), and similar contextual, social relationships, and behavioral factors in adulthood can explain changes in the course of behaviors across the early adult period. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  33. Alcohol Use and Medical Care Quality among the Elderly
    ELIZABETH MERRICK; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  34. Improving Mental Health Outcomes of Child Brain Injury
    Shari L Wade; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings will shed light on treatment processes and mechanisms by identifying factors that mediate and moderate treatment response. ..
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2002
  36. Detecting Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults
    Paul Duberstein; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Findings will help guide the development of screening instruments, educational and clinical interventions, and surveillance strategies to lessen the public health impact of unrecognized and untreated depression. ..
  37. Follow-up: Young Adult Physically Abused as Adolescents
    Sandra Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Studies such as this will be important in deciding the timing and focus of preventive and rehabilitative interventions for physically abused youth, and for young adults who were physically abused as adolescents. ..
    Paul Duberstein; Fiscal Year: 2003
  39. Coordinating Center for Caregiver Intervention Trial
    Richard Schulz; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..A uniform battery of predictor and outcome measures will be collected at baseline, three and six months. Cost effectiveness and clinical significance of the two conditions will also be evaluated. ..
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    GARY LADD; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..g., anxiety, depression, loneliness, low self-esteem), and (c) school failure (e.g., underachievement, scholastic disengagement, school avoidance, truancy, suspensions, and drop out). ..
    DEBORAH CAPALDI; Fiscal Year: 2002
    Ronald Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
    DEBORAH CAPALDI; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Using this design, we will be able to examine the intergenerational transmission of parenting styles, as well as direct child effects and interactions between parenting and child effects. ..
    MARY O CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  46. Determinants in Recovery from TBI in Children 0-3
    James Blackman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This project will be far more comprehensive than previous studies of brain injury in infants and toddlers and will explore novel hypotheses regarding genetic determinants of outcome and markers of neuronal injury in young children. ..
  47. Social skills training for aggressive adolescents
    MELISSA DEROSIER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Parent and adolescent evaluations of the PF product will also be gathered. This research will be instrumental in establishing the PF product as an efficacious competitor in the intervention marketplace. ..
  48. Behavioral Health Effects of September 11th, 2001
    Charles DiMaggio; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Sandra Graham; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The application requests stipends, tuition, fees, and training-related expenses for four predoctoral fellows and two postdoctoral fellows in each of five years. ..
    Julian Ford; Fiscal Year: 2006
  51. Caregiver Intervention for Caregivers of SCI Patients
    Richard Schulz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The analytic plan will enable us to assess causal links between treatment components and specific outcomes as well as explore cultural and racial variations in treatment effectiveness. ..
  52. EBP Leadership Summit: Improving health outcomes for high risk children and teens
    Bernadette Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..S. to improve health outcomes for our nation's children and adolescents. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  53. Improving Outcomes of LBW Premature Infants and Parents
    Bernadette Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2005
  54. Changes in Substance Abuse Patterns Following the Terrorist Attacks of September
    Charles DiMaggio; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    Steven Albert; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..g., mild disabled) than others. This finding would suggest that disability may be reduced through remediation of motor and cognitive/process skills, as well as by efforts to reduce impairment. ..
  56. Reducing Risk Behavior Among HIV+ Men
    PETER VANABLE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..If effective, the proposed intervention promises to have a significant public health impact by averting new HIV infections and improving health outcomes among HIV+ MSM. ..
  57. Development and Evaluation of a Youth Mentoring Program
    David Dubois; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..e., effect size, attrition rates, response rates); and perform preliminary analyses of program effects on outcomes as well as potential mediators and moderators of effects. ..
  58. Treatment of Depressed Adolescents with Physical Illness
    Eva Szigethy; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  60. Massaging Preterm Infants Enhances Growth
    Tiffany Field; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  61. Cross Cultural Parenting
    Leanne Whiteside Mansell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  63. Advances in Sociometric Identification Methods
    MELISSA DEROSIER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This project will enable professionals working with children around the country to access this valuable assessment tool. PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: NOT AVAILABLE ..