Anna Kata
McMaster University
Publications 7
#1Michael H. Boyle (McMaster University)H-Index: 80
#2Laura Duncan (McMaster University)H-Index: 3
Last.Anna Kata (McMaster University)H-Index: 6
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Objectives:To compare the reliability and convergent validity of parent assessments from the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview for Children and Adolescents (MINI-KID—a structured diagno...
2 CitationsSource
#1Laura Duncan (McMaster University)H-Index: 3
#2Katholiki Georgiades (McMaster University)H-Index: 26
Last.Michael H. Boyle (McMaster University)H-Index: 80
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Objectives:To describe the development and psychometric properties of the 2014 Ontario Child Health Study Emotional Behavioural Scales (OCHS-EBS) for dimensional measurement of 7 disorders based on...
6 CitationsSource
#1Soyeon Kim (McMaster University)H-Index: 2
#2Scott R. Colwell (U of G: University of Guelph)H-Index: 10
Last.Katholiki Georgiades (McMaster University)H-Index: 26
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The use of electronic communication technologies has become a core method for adolescent communication. While there are many benefits to such technologies, cyberbullying has emerged as a potential harm. This study examines the association between cyberbullying and adolescent mental health problems and the extent to which this association differs by sex and mental health problem type. A clustered sample of 31,148 students in grades 6–12 (Female = 51.9%; 56.5% Caucasian, 10.2% South Asian) complet...
19 CitationsSource
#1Laura Duncan (McMaster University)H-Index: 5
#2Kathy Georgiades (McMaster University)H-Index: 5
Last.Michael H. Boyle (McMaster University)H-Index: 80
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#1Michael H. Boyle (McMaster University)H-Index: 80
#2Laura Duncan (McMaster University)H-Index: 5
Last.Magdalena Janus (McMaster University)H-Index: 15
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This paper discusses the need for research on the psychometric adequacy of self-completed problem checklists to classify child and adolescent psychiatric disorder based on proxy assessments by parents and self-assessments by adolescents. We put forward six theoretical arguments for expecting checklists to achieve comparable levels of reliability and validity with standardized diagnostic interviews for identifying child psychiatric disorder in epidemiological studies and clinical research. Empiri...
11 CitationsSource
#1Anna Kata (McMaster University)H-Index: 6
Websites opposing vaccination are prevalent on the Internet. Web 2.0, defined by interaction and user-generated content, has become ubiquitous. Furthermore, a new postmodern paradigm of healthcare has emerged, where power has shifted from doctors to patients, the legitimacy of science is questioned, and expertise is redefined. Together this has created an environment where anti-vaccine activists are able to effectively spread their messages. Evidence shows that individuals turn to the Internet f...
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#1Anna Kata (McMaster University)H-Index: 6
The Internet plays a large role in disseminating anti-vaccination information. This paper builds upon previous research by analyzing the arguments proffered on anti-vaccination websites, determining the extent of misinformation present, and examining discourses used to support vaccine objections. Arguments around the themes of safety and effectiveness, alternative medicine, civil liberties, conspiracy theories, and morality were found on the majority of websites analyzed; misinformation was also...
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