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Li Shiun Chen
Johns Hopkins University
9Publications
8H-index
968Citations
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Published on Nov 1, 2005in Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs 2.58
Rosa M. Crum40
Estimated H-index: 40
(Johns Hopkins University),
Ya Fen Chan5
Estimated H-index: 5
(Johns Hopkins University)
+ 2 AuthorsJames C. Anthony85
Estimated H-index: 85
(MSU: Michigan State University)
Objective: Using prospectively gathered data, we assessed cumulative incidence of alcohol dependence using the Diagnostic Interview Schedule (DIS) based on criteria from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Revised Third Edition (DSM-III-R). Method: Probability samples of area residents were selected by census tracts and households in five communities of the Epidemiologic Catchment Area Survey program. The baseline interview for the Baltimore site was completed in 1981, and...
Published on Dec 1, 2001in Biostatistics 2.05
Daniel O. Scharfstein40
Estimated H-index: 40
(Johns Hopkins University),
K. Y. Liang69
Estimated H-index: 69
+ 1 AuthorsLi Shiun Chen8
Estimated H-index: 8
SUMMARY In this paper, we develop new regression models for the analysis of scored ordinal data (i.e. ordinal outcomes where the categories are assigned numeric values). The novel feature of these models is that they enable one to capture and identify nonlinear aspects of the relationship between an ordinal clinical measurement (used for disease diagnosis) and risk factors. These nonlinearities may be useful in generating hypotheses about the risk factor’s role in the etiologic process as well a...
Published on Jul 1, 2000in Journal of Affective Disorders 4.08
Li Shiun Chen8
Estimated H-index: 8
(Johns Hopkins University),
William W. Eaton82
Estimated H-index: 82
(Johns Hopkins University)
+ 1 AuthorsGerald Nestadt65
Estimated H-index: 65
(Johns Hopkins University)
Background: There is an ongoing research effort to test if depression is a homogeneous clinical syndrome and to identify valid and useful subtypes based on the number and nature of depressive symptoms. This study summarizes the patterns of depressive symptoms evident in a prospective study of the general population and examines the validity of potential subtypes by studying their course and etiologic heterogeneity. Methods: A general population sample of 1920 adults (aged 18-96) from the Baltimo...
Published on Apr 1, 2000in American Journal of Psychiatry 13.65
Li Shiun Chen8
Estimated H-index: 8
(Johns Hopkins University),
William W. Eaton82
Estimated H-index: 82
+ 2 AuthorsRosa M. Crum40
Estimated H-index: 40
OBJECTIVE: Research studies on the validity of current diagnostic and subthreshold categories of depression that use a population-based follow-up design are rare. The authors examined the validity and utility of four current depression categories by examining subject transition between categories and the symptoms, course, and risk factors of each. METHOD: A general population sample of 1,920 adults from the Baltimore Epidemiologic Catchment Area 13-year follow-up study were examined. Data on dia...
Published on Mar 1, 2000in Archives of General Psychiatry
William W. Eaton82
Estimated H-index: 82
(Johns Hopkins University),
Karin J. Neufeld24
Estimated H-index: 24
+ 1 AuthorsGuojun Cai2
Estimated H-index: 2
(WHO: World Health Organization)
Background The field of psychiatric epidemiology continues to employ self-report instruments, but the low degree of agreement between diagnoses achieved using these instruments vs that achieved by psychiatrists in the clinical modality threatens the credibility of the results. Methods In the Baltimore Epidemiologic Catchment Area follow-up, 349 individuals who had a Diagnostic Interview Schedule (DIS) interview were blindly examined by psychiatrists using the Schedules for Clinical Assessment in...
Published on Jun 1, 1999in Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse 0.69
Li Shiun Chen8
Estimated H-index: 8
(Johns Hopkins University),
James C. Anthony85
Estimated H-index: 85
(Johns Hopkins University),
Rosa M. Crum40
Estimated H-index: 40
(Johns Hopkins University)
ABSTRACT Objective: This study is to test the hypothesis that poor perceived cognitive competence might signal an increased risk of subsequent alcohol-related problems in children. Method: A prospective epidemiologic study of elementary school students aged 9–13 years in Baltimore, Maryland, was undertaken. Perceived cognitive competence, peer use of alcohol, and other suspected risk characteristics for alcohol-related problems were assessed in 1990, among 1232 children with no prior history of ...
Published on Jan 1, 1999in American Journal of Psychiatry 13.65
Constantine G. Lyketsos80
Estimated H-index: 80
,
Li Shiun Chen8
Estimated H-index: 8
,
James C. Anthony85
Estimated H-index: 85
OBJECTIVE: The epidemiology of cognitive decline over 11.5 years was investigated in a large community-residing population, with a special emphasis on the relationship between education and cognitive decline. METHOD: The study was an 11.5-year follow-up of a probability sample of the adult household residents of east Baltimore. From the Baltimore cohort of the Epidemiologic Catchment Area study, 1,488 participants completed the Mini-Mental State during three study waves in 1981, 1982, and 1993–1...
Published on Dec 1, 1998in British Journal of Psychiatry 7.23
William W. Eaton82
Estimated H-index: 82
(Johns Hopkins University),
James C. Anthony85
Estimated H-index: 85
(Johns Hopkins University)
+ 7 AuthorsLi Shiun Chen8
Estimated H-index: 8
(Johns Hopkins University)
BACKGROUND The objective is to estimate parameters of the natural history of panic disorder, including its prodrome, incidence, recovery and recurrence. METHOD In 1981 the Baltimore Epidemiologic Catchment Area Study interviewed 3481 individuals probabilistically selected from the household population. During 1993-1996, 1920 of these individuals (73% of survivors) were interviewed again. Baseline and follow-up interviews included the National Institute of Mental Health Diagnostic Interview Sched...
Published on Nov 1, 1997in Archives of General Psychiatry
William W. Eaton82
Estimated H-index: 82
(Johns Hopkins University),
James C. Anthony85
Estimated H-index: 85
(Johns Hopkins University)
+ 5 AuthorsLi Shiun Chen8
Estimated H-index: 8
(Johns Hopkins University)
Background: Natural history can be characterized by incidence, recurrence, and duration of episodes. Research on the incidence of major depression is rare; studies of recurrence and duration are limited to clinical samples. Methods: The Baltimore, Md, site of the Epidemiologic Catchment Area Program followed up its 1981 baseline cohort of 3481 respondents with an additional assessment in 1993 to 1996. Interviews were obtained from 1920 respondents (73% of the survivors). The Diagnostic Interview...
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