Implementing the semi-structured interview Kiddie-SADS-PL into an in-patient adolescent clinical setting: impact on frequency of diagnoses. The K-SADS is a semi-structured diagnostic interview designed to assess current and past episodes of psychopathology in children and adolescents according. The K-SADS-III-R is compatible with DSM-III-R criteria. This version of the SADS provides 31 diagnoses within affective disorders (including depression, bipolar.

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However, divergent validity was only partially supported in this highly comorbid inpatient sample. Clinical skills on the part of interviewers depend on acquired knowledge about child development and psychopathology. When none of the 82 symptoms achieve the threshold, no supplement is applied, and we can consider absent the related 20 psychiatric diagnoses major depression, dysthymia, mania, hypomania, psychotic disorders, social phobia, sadds, specific phobia, kiddei disorder, separation anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, ADHD, conduct disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, substance abuse, tic disorders, eating disorders, and elimination disorders.

However, there is need for greater attention to the development of epidemiological assessment tools to suit local conditions [ 5 ].

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. According to Kasius et al. In Korea, Kim et al. Clinicians must be aware of the importance of using their best clinical judgment when integrating information from children and caregivers, and of taking into account familial and socio-cultural factors when interpreting informant answers.

In Iran, Ghanizadeh et al. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources.

kkiddie Structured diagnostic interviews for children and adolescents: Just one screening item from determined diagnostic area achieving the threshold indicates the need of further assessment with complementary items from the same diagnostic area that are included in the related supplement.

Discussion Child mental health research conducted with valid and reliable standardized methods of assessment contributes to data reliability, and increases the possibility of adequate cross-cultural comparisons. This is the first study conducted in Brazil to examine the convergent validity of a psychiatric diagnostic interview for children and adolescents Brazilian version of K-SADS-PL by comparison with a parental screening instrument for child and adolescent emotional and behavioral dads that is internationally recognized by its quality and usefulness CBCL.


K-SADS-PL – Kiddie-Sads-Present and Lifetime Version

This version of the K-SADS introduced screening questions, which, if negative, allowed skipping the remaining diagnostic probes. The skip-out criteria in the screen interview specify which sections of the supplements, if any, should be completed.

Three Brazilian experienced professionals two child psychiatrists and one psychologist were responsible for the translation to Portuguese with special attention to different dimensions of equivalence including cultural adaptation.

Study participants included 26 girls mean age This section does not cite any sources. If a primary symptom w is endorsed, further questions will be asked to determine whether diagnostic criteria are met. This version of the Kiddiie streamlined the sass version using screens that trigger the use of a more detailed evaluation of multiple DSM disorders including mood, anxiety schizophrenia, disruptive disorders, ADHD, obsessive compulsive disorder, bulimia, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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ikddie In the study of Kaufman et al. However, even those eight children were not asymptomatic since sub-threshold scores were obtained in two to seven items from the clinician’s screening interview. Regarding child psychopathology research, it is important for every country to have screening kidcie diagnostic instruments that show convergent validity. The internal consistency and concurrent validity of a Spanish translation of the Child Behavior Checklist.

Because children with high values on behavior problem scales have a high probability of being classified as a case by a psychiatrist [ 9 ], we hypothesize that CBCL scores will be correlated to Kiddke results. The greater degree of clinical judgment required has also made the K-SADS less suitable for large epidemiological projects, which usually need to use interviewers with little prior clinical experience.


Kiddie Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia – Wikipedia

Significant relations between CBCL data and results from different diagnostic interviews in child and adolescent psychiatry has long been reported [ 91120 – 23 ], suggesting a substantial convergence between two different approaches used to assess child psychopathology.

Anxiety disorders klddie social phobia, agoraphobia, specific phobias, separation anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, acute stress disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder.

Breadcrumb menu Home News. Only eight out of 20 children with no K-SADS-PL final diagnoses were also negative in all 20 diagnostic sds of the clinician’s screening interview. For example, mood symptoms are more challenging to evaluate in children than in adults. The same was noted for the group of children with one or more positive diagnostic areas in the clinician screen interview compared to subjects with negative clinician screen results mean T-scores: In addition, according to this review, the estimated specificity of the three broad-band CBCL scales were: Despite the important content differences at the item-symptom level saads available problem checklists and criteria for psychiatric disorders used by many clinicians and researchers [ 3 ], both approaches are needed, useful and complementary.

Classifying psychiatric disorders after traumatic brain injury and orthopaedic injury in children: In validity studies involving the use of instruments to evaluate child psychopathology, child psychiatric diagnoses obtained from structured or semi-structured interviews have been compared to behavior checklists’ scores based on parental information [ 19 ].