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John M Diamond

Consulting Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Psychiatry, Child & Family Mental Health & Community Psychiatry
801 Chesapeake Pl., Greenville, NC 27858
801 Chesapeake Pl., Greenville, NC 27858

Selected Publications


Child and Adolescent Mental Health Boarding Without Transfer.

Journal Article J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry · October 2023 This letter reports a study initiated after concern about the large number of children boarding in the hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic. Children with behavioral or emotional complaints presented to the emergency department (ED). There the decision wa ... Full text Link to item Cite

Clinical Practice Guideline for the Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents With Major and Persistent Depressive Disorders.

Journal Article J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry · May 2023 OBJECTIVE: To enhance the quality of care and clinical outcomes for children and adolescents with major depressive disorder (MDD) and persistent depressive disorder (PDD). The aims are as follows: (1) to summarize empirically based guidance about the psych ... Full text Link to item Cite

Clinical Update: Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Care in Community Systems of Care.

Journal Article J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry · April 2023 OBJECTIVE: The objective of this Clinical Update is to review the principles, structures, processes, and outcomes of community systems of care as they pertain to the delivery of behavioral health care to children and adolescents METHOD: A search of the lit ... Full text Link to item Cite

Clinical Update: Collaborative Mental Health Care for Children and Adolescents in Pediatric Primary Care.

Journal Article J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry · February 2023 OBJECTIVE: The objective of this Clinical Update is to review the principles, structures, processes, and outcomes of collaborative mental health care in the pediatric primary care setting. METHOD: A search of the literature on this topic from 2001was condu ... Full text Link to item Cite

Challenges of providing interdisciplinary mental health education

Chapter · January 1, 2018 Recommendations and implications of the Pew Health Professions Commission’s fourth and final report emphasized the importance of developing interdisciplinary competencies for health professionals (Bellack & O’Neil, 2000). Headrick and Moore (1999) reported ... Full text Cite

A+KIDS, a web-based antipsychotic registry for North Carolina youths: an alternative to prior authorization.

Journal Article Psychiatr Serv · September 1, 2013 OBJECTIVE: The rise in use of antipsychotics among U.S. children is well documented. Compliance rates with current safety-monitoring guidelines are low. In response, the North Carolina Division of Medical Assistance established the Antipsychotics-Keeping I ... Full text Link to item Cite

Telepsychiatry: Overcoming barriers to implementation

Journal Article Current Psychiatry · December 1, 2012 Cite

Use of telepsychiatry to improve care for people with mental illness in rural North Carolina.

Journal Article N C Med J · 2011 Telehealth improves access to medical services, especially for people living in rural areas. In North Carolina, the advantages of telepsychiatry also go beyond improving access. This article describes a diverse program of telehealth and telepsychiatric ser ... Link to item Cite

Telepsychiatry assessments of child or adolescent behavior disorders: a review of evidence and issues.

Journal Article Telemed J E Health · 2010 BACKGROUND: The limited number of mental health specialists for children has led to an increased need for child and adolescent psychiatrists to provide primary care consultations and treatment recommendations. Psychiatric assessments and treatments provide ... Full text Link to item Cite

A comparison of preferred treatment outcomes between children with ADHD and their parents.

Journal Article J Atten Disord · May 2006 OBJECTIVE: The newest guidelines for the treatment of ADHD call for the formation of an individualized treatment plan based on collaboration. Because the process of collaboration requires the communication of desired outcomes, the authors' goal is to exami ... Full text Link to item Cite

Challenges of providing interdisciplinary mental health education

Journal Article Journal of Family Social Work · June 29, 2001 Recommendations and implications of the Pew Health Professions Commission's fourth and final report emphasized the importance of developing interdisciplinary competencies for health professionals (Bellack & O'Neil, 2000). Headrick and Moore (1999) reported ... Full text Cite

Teaching system-of-care principles in child and adolescent psychiatry clerkships

Journal Article Academic Psychiatry · June 1, 2000 The authors describe an approach for teaching system-of-care concepts to third-year medical students during their psychiatry clerkship. All students participated in a child and adolescent psychiatry seminar series highlighting these concepts, and four stud ... Full text Cite

A new self-report scale for assessment of adolescent psychopathology: factor structure, reliability, validity, and diagnostic sensitivity.

Journal Article J Abnorm Child Psychol · December 1997 This paper describes four studies on self-reported problems in 2,243 adolescent males and females, 12 to 17 years of age. In Study 1, principal-axis factoring of 102 items covering 11 problem domains revealed six factors comprising 49.5% of the variance. S ... Full text Link to item Cite

ADHD and EEG.

Journal Article J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry · May 1997 Full text Link to item Cite

Community-based systems approach to children's managed mental health services

Journal Article Journal of Child and Family Studies · January 1, 1997 Full text Cite

TCA toxicity.

Journal Article J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry · November 1993 Full text Link to item Cite

Former Latchkey Children: Personality and Academic Correlates.

Journal Article J Genet Psychol · September 1989 The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence and correlates (demographic, personality, and academic) of former latchkey status (children unsupervised by an adult after school during their elementary or middle school years) in a college student s ... Full text Link to item Cite

Latchkey children: A pilot study investigating behavior and academic achievement

Journal Article Child & Youth Care Quarterly · June 1, 1989 The effects of latchkey status on the normal development of children are poorly addressed in the literature. After formulating an operational definition, the prevalence, academic performance, and behavior characteristics of latchkey children were investiga ... Full text Cite

Labeling patients.

Journal Article Hosp Community Psychiatry · March 1989 Full text Link to item Cite

A case of neuroleptic malignant syndrome in a mentally retarded adolescent.

Journal Article J Adolesc Health Care · November 1986 The neuroleptic malignant syndrome is an uncommon but occasionally fatal reaction to antipsychotic medication characterized by fever, movement disorder, and stupor. A case is reported of a 16-year-old retarded male who progressed into coma after an injecti ... Full text Link to item Cite

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Boarding Without Transfer.

Journal Article J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry · October 2023 This letter reports a study initiated after concern about the large number of children boarding in the hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic. Children with behavioral or emotional complaints presented to the emergency department (ED). There the decision wa ... Full text Link to item Cite

Clinical Practice Guideline for the Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents With Major and Persistent Depressive Disorders.

Journal Article J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry · May 2023 OBJECTIVE: To enhance the quality of care and clinical outcomes for children and adolescents with major depressive disorder (MDD) and persistent depressive disorder (PDD). The aims are as follows: (1) to summarize empirically based guidance about the psych ... Full text Link to item Cite

Clinical Update: Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Care in Community Systems of Care.

Journal Article J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry · April 2023 OBJECTIVE: The objective of this Clinical Update is to review the principles, structures, processes, and outcomes of community systems of care as they pertain to the delivery of behavioral health care to children and adolescents METHOD: A search of the lit ... Full text Link to item Cite

Clinical Update: Collaborative Mental Health Care for Children and Adolescents in Pediatric Primary Care.

Journal Article J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry · February 2023 OBJECTIVE: The objective of this Clinical Update is to review the principles, structures, processes, and outcomes of collaborative mental health care in the pediatric primary care setting. METHOD: A search of the literature on this topic from 2001was condu ... Full text Link to item Cite

Challenges of providing interdisciplinary mental health education

Chapter · January 1, 2018 Recommendations and implications of the Pew Health Professions Commission’s fourth and final report emphasized the importance of developing interdisciplinary competencies for health professionals (Bellack & O’Neil, 2000). Headrick and Moore (1999) reported ... Full text Cite

A+KIDS, a web-based antipsychotic registry for North Carolina youths: an alternative to prior authorization.

Journal Article Psychiatr Serv · September 1, 2013 OBJECTIVE: The rise in use of antipsychotics among U.S. children is well documented. Compliance rates with current safety-monitoring guidelines are low. In response, the North Carolina Division of Medical Assistance established the Antipsychotics-Keeping I ... Full text Link to item Cite

Telepsychiatry: Overcoming barriers to implementation

Journal Article Current Psychiatry · December 1, 2012 Cite

Use of telepsychiatry to improve care for people with mental illness in rural North Carolina.

Journal Article N C Med J · 2011 Telehealth improves access to medical services, especially for people living in rural areas. In North Carolina, the advantages of telepsychiatry also go beyond improving access. This article describes a diverse program of telehealth and telepsychiatric ser ... Link to item Cite

Telepsychiatry assessments of child or adolescent behavior disorders: a review of evidence and issues.

Journal Article Telemed J E Health · 2010 BACKGROUND: The limited number of mental health specialists for children has led to an increased need for child and adolescent psychiatrists to provide primary care consultations and treatment recommendations. Psychiatric assessments and treatments provide ... Full text Link to item Cite

A comparison of preferred treatment outcomes between children with ADHD and their parents.

Journal Article J Atten Disord · May 2006 OBJECTIVE: The newest guidelines for the treatment of ADHD call for the formation of an individualized treatment plan based on collaboration. Because the process of collaboration requires the communication of desired outcomes, the authors' goal is to exami ... Full text Link to item Cite

Challenges of providing interdisciplinary mental health education

Journal Article Journal of Family Social Work · June 29, 2001 Recommendations and implications of the Pew Health Professions Commission's fourth and final report emphasized the importance of developing interdisciplinary competencies for health professionals (Bellack & O'Neil, 2000). Headrick and Moore (1999) reported ... Full text Cite

Teaching system-of-care principles in child and adolescent psychiatry clerkships

Journal Article Academic Psychiatry · June 1, 2000 The authors describe an approach for teaching system-of-care concepts to third-year medical students during their psychiatry clerkship. All students participated in a child and adolescent psychiatry seminar series highlighting these concepts, and four stud ... Full text Cite

A new self-report scale for assessment of adolescent psychopathology: factor structure, reliability, validity, and diagnostic sensitivity.

Journal Article J Abnorm Child Psychol · December 1997 This paper describes four studies on self-reported problems in 2,243 adolescent males and females, 12 to 17 years of age. In Study 1, principal-axis factoring of 102 items covering 11 problem domains revealed six factors comprising 49.5% of the variance. S ... Full text Link to item Cite

ADHD and EEG.

Journal Article J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry · May 1997 Full text Link to item Cite

Community-based systems approach to children's managed mental health services

Journal Article Journal of Child and Family Studies · January 1, 1997 Full text Cite

TCA toxicity.

Journal Article J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry · November 1993 Full text Link to item Cite

Former Latchkey Children: Personality and Academic Correlates.

Journal Article J Genet Psychol · September 1989 The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence and correlates (demographic, personality, and academic) of former latchkey status (children unsupervised by an adult after school during their elementary or middle school years) in a college student s ... Full text Link to item Cite

Latchkey children: A pilot study investigating behavior and academic achievement

Journal Article Child & Youth Care Quarterly · June 1, 1989 The effects of latchkey status on the normal development of children are poorly addressed in the literature. After formulating an operational definition, the prevalence, academic performance, and behavior characteristics of latchkey children were investiga ... Full text Cite

Labeling patients.

Journal Article Hosp Community Psychiatry · March 1989 Full text Link to item Cite

A case of neuroleptic malignant syndrome in a mentally retarded adolescent.

Journal Article J Adolesc Health Care · November 1986 The neuroleptic malignant syndrome is an uncommon but occasionally fatal reaction to antipsychotic medication characterized by fever, movement disorder, and stupor. A case is reported of a 16-year-old retarded male who progressed into coma after an injecti ... Full text Link to item Cite

Enuresis: a new look at stimulant therapy.

Journal Article Can J Psychiatry · August 1983 A case is presented in which a hyperactive child with secondary enuresis had a dramatic response to both syndromes of methylphenidate therapy. A review of the literature reveals a paucity of controlled studies on the drug treatment of secondary enuresis. A ... Full text Link to item Cite

Unusual complications of antipsychotic drugs.

Journal Article Am Fam Physician · October 1982 Phenothiazines have been responsible for pigmentary changes in the skin (phototoxic reaction) and for pigment deposits in the cornea, lens and retina, which can result in blindness. Reversible agranulocytosis has also been reported with these agents. Psych ... Link to item Cite