Facilitated Referral for Children Screening Positive for Mental Illness (MI)
The purpose of this study is to find out how prevalent unidentified Mental Health issues are in the pediatric population that visits the Emergency Department in an urban city.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Facilitated Referral for Children Screening Positive for Mental Illness in the Pediatric Emergency Department and Readiness to Seek Care|
|Study Start Date:||June 2004|
|Study Completion Date:||August 2007|
positive screen, negative screen
Positive screens are those who received positive feedback regarding their answers to a mental illness screening assessment. Negative screens received feedback stating that they did not screen positive for any mental illness.
The purpose of this research study is to find out how many children in the Emergency Room have emotional issues and how many of them go unnoticed. In particular the study looks at how well a questionnaire for children and teenagers, the DISC Predictive Scales, Version IV (DPS-IV) works and what is the best way to ask the questions. In addition, for children aged 9-17 this study will look at families' readiness to seek care when a problem is indicated.
|United States, Ohio|
|Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Emergency Department|
|Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45229|
|Principal Investigator:||Jackie Grupp-Phelan, MD, MPH||Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati|