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Landmark Articles

1. Kessler, R.C., Abelson, J., Demler, O., Escobar, J.I., Gibbon, M., Guyer, M.E., Howes, M.J., Jin, R., Vega, W.A., Walters, E.E., Wang, P., Zaslavsky, A., Zheng, H. (2004). Clinical calibration of DSM-IV diagnoses in the World Mental Health (WMH) version of the World Health Organization (WHO) Composite International Diagnostic Interview (WMH-CIDI). International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 13(2):122-139. Pubmed Abstract Full Text

2. Kessler, R.C., Ustün, T.B. (2004). The World Mental Health (WMH) Survey Initiative version of the World Health Organization (WHO) Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI). International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 13(2):93-121. Pubmed Abstract Full Text

3. Wittchen, H.-U., Kessler, R.C., Ustun, T.B. (2001). Properties of the Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI) for measuring mental health outcome. In G. Thornicroft, & M. Tansella (Eds.), Mental Health Outcome Measures, Second Edition (pp. 212-227). London: Gaskell.

4. Kessler, R.C., Andrews, G., Mroczek, D., Ustun, T.B., Wittchen, H.-U. (1998). The World Health Organization Composite International Diagnostic Interview Short Form (CIDI-SF). International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 7(4):171-185.

5. Kessler, R.C., Wittchen, H-U., Abelson, J.M., McGonagle, K.A., Schwarz, N., Kendler, K.S., Knauper, B., Zhao, S. (1998). Methodological studies of the Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI) in the US National Comorbidity Survey. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 7(1):33-55.

6. Robins, L.N., Wing, J., Wittchen, H.U., Helzer, J.E., Babor, F.F., Burke, J., Farmer, A., Jablenski, A., Pickens, R., Regier, D.A., Sartorius, N., Towle, L.H. (1988). The Composite International Diagnostic Interview: An epidemiologic instrument suitable for use in conjunction with different diagnostic systems and in different cultures. Archives of General Psychiatry, 45(12):1069-1077. Pubmed Abstract

Validity Studies

7. Green, J.G., Avenevoli, S., Gruber, M.J., Kessler, R.C., Lakoma, M.D., Merikangas, K.R., Sampson, N.A., Zaslavsky, A.M. (2012). Validation of diagnoses of distress disorders in the US National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A). International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 21(1):41-51. Pubmed Abstract

8. Green, J.G., Avenevoli, S., Finkleman, M., Gruber, M.J., Kessler, R.C., Merikangas, K.R., Sampson, N.A., Zaslavsky, A.M. (2011). Validation of the diagnoses of panic disorder and phobic disorders in the US National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent (NCS-A) supplement. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 20(2):105-115. Pubmed Abstract

9. Green, J.G., Avenevoli, S., Finkelman, M., Gruber M.J., Kessler, R.C., Merikangas, K.R., Sampson, N.A., Zaslavsky, A.M. (2010). Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: Concordance of the adolescent version of the Composite International Diagnostic Interview version 3.0 (CIDI) with the K-SADS in the US National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent (NCS-A) supplement. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 19(1):34-49.
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10. Kessler, R.C., Avenevoli, S., Green, J., Gruber, M.J., Guyer, M., He, Y., Jin, R., Kaufman, J., Sampson, N.A., Zaslavsky, A.M., Merikangas, K.R. (2009). National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A): III. Concordance of DSM-IV/CIDI diagnoses with clinical reassessments. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 48(4):386-399. Pubmed Abstract

11. Haro, J.M., Arbabzadeh-Bouchez, S., Brugha, T.S., de Girolamo, G., Guyer, M.E., Jin, R., Lepine, J.P., Mazzi, F., Reneses, B., Vilagut, G., Sampson, N.A., Kessler, R.C. (2006). Concordance of the Composite International Diagnostic Interview version 3.0 (CIDI 3.0) with standardized clinical assessments in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 15(4):167-180. Pubmed Abstract

12. Wittchen, H.-U., Zhao, S., Abelson, J.M., Abelson, J.L., Kessler, R.C. (1996). Reliability and procedural validity of UM-CIDI DSM-III-R phobic disorders. Psychological Medicine, 26(6):1169-1177. Pubmed Abstract

13. Wittchen, H.-U., Kessler, R.C., Zhao, S., Abelson, J. (1995). Reliability and clinical validity of UM-CIDI DSM-III-R generalized anxiety disorder. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 29(2):95-110. Pubmed Abstract

14. Wittchen, H.-U. (1994). Reliability and validity studies of the WHO-Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI): A critical review. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 28(1):57-84. Pubmed Abstract

Adaptation Studies

15. Ghimire, D.J., Chardoul, S., Kessler, R.C., Axinn, W.G., Adhikari, B.P. (2013). Modifying and validating the Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI) for use in Nepal. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 22(1):71-81. Pubmed Abstract

16. Navarro-Mateu, F., Morán-Sánchez, I., Alonso, J., Tormo, M.J., Pujalte, M.L., Garriga, A., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Navarro, C. (2013). Cultural adaptation of the Latin American version of the World Health Organization Composite International Diagnosit Interview (WHO-CIDI) (v 3.0) for use in Spain. Gaceta Sanitaria, 27(4):325-331. Pubmed Abstract

Critiques

17. Rosenman, S. (2012). Cause for caution: Culture, sensitivity and the World Mental Health Survey Initiative. Australasian Psychiatry, 20(1):14-19. Pubmed Abstract

18. Weich, S., Araya, R. (2004). International and regional variation in the prevalence of common mental disorders: do we need more surveys? British Journal of Psychiatry, 184:289-290.
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19. Brugha, T.S., Jenkins, R., Taub, N., Meltzer, H., Bebbignton, P.E. (2001). A general population comparison of the Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI) and the Schedules for Clinical Assessment in Neuropsychiatry (SCAN). Psychological Medicine, 31(6):1001-1013. Pubmed Abstract

20. Brugha, T.S., Bebbington, P.E., Jenkins, R. (1999). A difference that matters: comparisons of structured and semi-structured psychiatric diagnostic interviews in the general population. Psychological Medicine, 29(5):1013-1020. Pubmed Link

21. Wittchen, H.-U., Ustün, T.B., Kessler, R.C. (1999). Diagnosing mental disorders in the community. A difference that matters? Psychological Medicine, 29(5):1021-1027.
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Editorials

22. Kessler, R.C., Haro, J.M., Heeringa, S.G., Pennell, B.E., Ustün, T.B. (2006). The World Mental Health Organization World Mental Health Survey Initiative. Epidemiologia e Psichiatria Sociale, 15(3):161-166. Pubmed Abstract

23. Kessler, R.C. (1999). The World Health Organization International Consortium in Psychiatric Epidemiology (ICPE): Initial work and future directions - the NAPE Lecture 1998. Nordic Association for Psychiatric Epidemiology. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 99(1):2-9.
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