Depression caseness and severity were measured for this study by the adapted K-SADS (Kaufman, Birmaher, & Brent, 1997), which consists of sixteen items that measure DSM-IV (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition; American Psychiatric Association, 1994) depressive symptoms with excellent kappas (k = 0.
Students with K-SADS scores indicating major depression and/or suicidal ideation were referred to the school guidance counselor, who made referrals to primary care physicians or local medical clinics as dictated by school policy.
The post-program interview consisted of the K-SADS questionnaire as well as open-ended questions about program satisfaction.
6%), while the K-SADS identified 40 as having psychiatric disorders; however only 8 of the 12 cases identified by PCPs had a psychiatric diagnosis on the K-SADS.
PCPs' ability to detect cases in older adolescents was not explored in this study, the main reason being that they were less likely to be accompanied to the clinic by their mothers, making the application of the CBQ and K-SADS more difficult, since they are parent-dependent instruments.
child-centered therapy in hyperarousal and total PTSD on the K-SADS
and total PTSD on the RI.
We had hoped that the ChIPS was as valid as the K-SADS.
He and his associates administered the ChIPS and the K-SADS to 100 psychiatric inpatients aged 12-18 years who were enrolled in a study exploring the cognitive risk factors for suicidality.
15 on the K-SADS, a difference that was statistically significant.