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Kathleen R. Merikangas
National Institutes of Health
432Publications
102H-index
61.2kCitations
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Published on Feb 1, 2019in The Journal of Pediatrics 3.67
Tarannum Lateef3
Estimated H-index: 3
(Children's National Medical Center),
Jian-Ping He20
Estimated H-index: 20
+ 4 AuthorsKathleen R. Merikangas102
Estimated H-index: 102
Objective To examine the associations between headaches and migraine with physical and mental disorders in a large pediatric registry. Study design In total, 9329 youth aged 8-21 years from the Philadelphia Neurodevelopmental Cohort were included. Physical conditions, including headache, were ascertained from electronic medical records and in-person interviews. Modified International Classification of Headache Disorders (ICHD-II) criteria were used to classify migraine symptoms. Forty-two other ...
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Published on Feb 1, 2019in JAMA Psychiatry 16.64
Kathleen R. Merikangas102
Estimated H-index: 102
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Joel Swendsen41
Estimated H-index: 41
(University of Bordeaux)
+ 8 AuthorsNora D. Volkow139
Estimated H-index: 139
(National Institutes of Health)
Importance Biologic systems involved in the regulation of motor activity are intricately linked with other homeostatic systems such as sleep, feeding behavior, energy, and mood. Mobile monitoring technology (eg, actigraphy and ecological momentary assessment devices) allows the assessment of these multiple systems in real time. However, most clinical studies of mental disorders that use mobile devices have not focused on the dynamic associations between these systems. Objectives To examine the d...
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Published on Mar 1, 2019in American Journal of Epidemiology 4.32
Kara E. Rudolph9
Estimated H-index: 9
(University of California, Davis),
Dana E. Goin3
Estimated H-index: 3
(University of California, Berkeley)
+ 3 AuthorsBarbara Devaney55
Estimated H-index: 55
(Johns Hopkins University)
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Published on Apr 1, 2019in Journal of Affective Disorders 3.79
Jennifer Glaus11
Estimated H-index: 11
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Lihong Cui18
Estimated H-index: 18
+ 1 AuthorsKathleen R. Merikangas102
Estimated H-index: 102
Abstract Background We previously demonstrated the specificity of familial transmission of the atypical subtype of depression, primarily characterized by overeating and oversleeping. However, the specific components of this subtype that are familial have not been established. The aim of this paper is to examine whether the familial specificity of atypical depression can be attributed to the association between Body Mass Index (BMI) and overweight/obesity with mood disorders. Methods The sample i...
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Anna Van Meter8
Estimated H-index: 8
(The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research),
Diana Paksarian8
Estimated H-index: 8
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Kathleen R. Merikangas102
Estimated H-index: 102
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people. Both mental illness and social factors are associated with suicide in adolescents, and youth with mental disorders often experience social deficits, which may compound risk. The cumulative effects of mental disorders and social factors on suicidal ideation and behaviors (SIB) in adolescents have not previously been explored. Adolescents 13–18 years of age (N = 6,447; 49% female, 65% non-Hispanic White) participated in the National ...
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Published on Mar 27, 2019in JAMA Psychiatry 16.64
Elizabeth D. Ballard18
Estimated H-index: 18
(National Institutes of Health),
Lihong Cui18
Estimated H-index: 18
+ 4 AuthorsKathleen R. Merikangas102
Estimated H-index: 102
Importance Clarification of the joint influence of familial patterns of suicide attempts and comorbid mental disorders can enhance the understanding and prevention of suicide attempts. Objective To investigate the familial patterns of suicide attempts and comorbid mental disorders and their associations in a 2-site family study of mood and anxiety disorders. Design, Setting, and Participants Data were obtained from 2 parallel community-based family studies conducted in the United States (Nationa...
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Published on Apr 13, 2019in Cephalalgia 3.89
Tarannum Lateef3
Estimated H-index: 3
(Children's National Medical Center),
Kailyn Witonsky + 1 AuthorsKathleen R. Merikangas102
Estimated H-index: 102
BackgroundThere is limited research on the association of sleep problems with International Classification of Headache Disorders (ICHD-II)-defined headache subtypes in youth, particularly from community-based samples. This cross-sectional study examines the associations of sleep patterns, symptoms and disorders with specific headache subtypes among adolescents from the general population of the United States.MethodsThe sample includes 10,123 adolescents in the National Comorbidity Survey – Adole...
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Published on Jul 1, 2019in Journal of Psychiatric Research 4.00
Emma K. Stapp1
Estimated H-index: 1
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Rashelle Jean Musci11
Estimated H-index: 11
+ 9 AuthorsKathleen R. Merikangas102
Estimated H-index: 102
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