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Research Article

Mental Health in Children with Cerebral Palsy: Does Screening Capture the Complexity?

Table 3

Coexisting mental health symptoms in children with cerebral palsy meeting criteria for a psychiatric disorder according to DSM-IV criteria assessed by Kiddie-SADS.

Children scoring above 90th percentile cutoff on the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire
Emotional problemsConduct problemsHyperactivity problemsPeer problemsTDSaImpact score

Psychiatric disorder
 Emotional ( )5/53/51/55/55/53/5
 Conduct/ODDb ( )2/42/42/44/44/44/4
 ADHD/ADDc ( )9/2410/243/2423/2419/2419/24
 Any psychd ( )12/2712/264/2726/2622/2620/27

aTDS: Total Difficulties Score; bODD: oppositional/defiant disorder; cADHD: attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; ADD: attention deficit disorder; dAny psych: any psychiatric disorder.

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