New Publication: Evaluating the Interrater Reliability of the Icelandic Version of K-SADS-PL DSM-5

Abstract The Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia for School-Age Children-Present and Lifetime version (K-SADS-PL) is a valuable tool for diagnosing mental disorders in children and adolescents. Previous studies have examined its interrater reliability, but there is limited information on individual disorders, on the updated DSM-5 version. This study aims to analyse the interrater reliability of the Icelandic translation of K-SADS-PL, […]

New Publication: Remission and Relapse Across Three Years in Pediatric Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Following Evidence-Based Treatments

Objective To examine relapse rates following remission in a 3-year follow-up study in pediatric patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) treated with cognitive–behavioral therapy (CBT) in a first step, and either continued CBT or sertraline (randomized selection) in a second step. Method Participants (N = 269) fulfilled DSM-IV OCD criteria with a mean severity on the Children’s Yale–Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale (CY-BOCS) of 24.6 […]