Date of Award
Doctor of Nursing (ND)
Hector R. Morales, DNP, APRN, PHH/CS-BC
Although many children experience anxiety symptoms, few are accurately diagnosed or treated appropriately. The primary focus is on the health and well-being of pediatric patients. My project implements the Anxiety Disorders Interview Schedule-Child/Parent DSM-IV (ADIS-C/P DSM- IV) to improve the assessment and diagnosis of anxiety in new English-speaking patients aged 6–17 years. The Plan-Do-Study-Act model of improvement was used to guide the project process. Using the ADIS-C/P DSM-IV tool as the latest evidence-based gold-standard tool for the assessment and diagnosis of anxiety in children and adolescents can continue to provide a more reliable and accurate diagnosis.
Pena-Human, Lynda, "Structured Anxiety Disorders Interview-Child/Parent (ADIS-C/P) in new patients ages 6– 17 years old with anxiety symptoms" (2023). Cohort XI. 7.