Concurrent validity of the anxiety disorders section of the Anxiety Disorders Interview Schedule for DSM-IV: child and parent versions.

TitleConcurrent validity of the anxiety disorders section of the Anxiety Disorders Interview Schedule for DSM-IV: child and parent versions.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsWood, JJ, Piacentini JC, Bergman LR, McCracken J, Barrios V
JournalJournal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53
Volume31
Issue3
Pagination335-42
Date Published2002 Sep
ISSN1537-4416
KeywordsAdolescent, Age Factors, Anxiety Disorders, Anxiety, Separation, Child, Female, Humans, Male, Panic Disorder, Phobic Disorders, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Regression Analysis, Reproducibility of Results
Abstract

Evaluated the concurrent validity of the Anxiety Disorders Interview Schedule for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th ed. [DSM-IV], American Psychiatric Association, 1994): Child and Parents Versions (ADIS for DSM-IV-C/P; Silverman & Albano, 1996) social phobia, separation anxiety disorder (SAD), generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), and panic disorder diagnoses. Children referred to an outpatient anxiety disorder clinic (N = 186; ages 8 to 17), and their parents completed the Multidimensional Anxiety Scale for Children (MASC; March, 1998) and the ADIS-C/P interview. There was no convergence between MASC scores and ADIS-C/P GAD diagnoses. However, there was strong correspondence between ADIS-C/P social phobia, SAD, and panic disorder diagnoses and the empirically derived MASC factor scores corresponding to these disorders. These results provide support for the concurrent validity of the anxiety disorders section of the ADIS-C/P.

DOI10.1002/jts.20444
Alternate JournalJ Clin Child Adolesc Psychol