Author Contributions: Dr Garber had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.
Study concept and design: Garber, Clarke, Weersing, Beardslee, Brent, Gladstone, DeBar, Lynch, Hollon, Iyengar.
Acquisition of data: Garber, Clarke, Beardslee, Brent, Gladstone, DeBar, D’Angelo.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Garber, Clarke, Weersing, Beardslee, Brent, DeBar, Lynch, Hollon, Shamseddeen, Iyengar.
Drafting of the manuscript: Garber, Weersing, Beardslee, Brent, Gladstone, DeBar, Lynch, D’Angelo.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Garber, Clarke, Weersing, Beardslee, Brent, Gladstone, DeBar, Lynch, Hollon, Shamseddeen, Iyengar.
Statistical analysis: Garber, Weersing, Beardslee, Brent, Lynch, Hollon, Shamseddeen, Iyengar.
Obtained funding: Garber, Clarke, Beardslee, Brent, Hollon, Iyengar.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Garber, Clarke, Weersing, Beardslee, Brent, Gladstone, D’Angelo.
Study supervision: Garber, Clarke, Weersing, Beardslee, Brent, Gladstone, D’Angelo, Hollon.
Financial Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was funded by grants R01 MH64735 (Dr Garber), R01 MH64541 (Dr Clarke); R01 MH64717 (Dr Beardslee), and R01 MH64503 (Dr Brent) and supported in part by Independent Scientist Awards K02 MH66249 (Dr Garber) and K02 MH01697 (Dr Hollon) from the National Institute of Mental Health.
Role of the Sponsor: The National Institute of Mental Health was not involved in the design and conduct of the study; in the collection, management, analysis, or interpretation of the data; or in the preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.
Previous Presentations: Portions of these data were presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, October 28, 2007, Boston, Massachusetts.
Additional Contributions: Jamie Zelazny, MPH, RN, and Tim Pitts, MEd, University of Pittsburgh, Laurel Duncan, BA, Beth Donaghey, MA, and Liz Ezell, MA, Vanderbilt University; Kevin Rogers, MA, Stephanie Hertert MEd, and Kristina Booker, BA, Kaiser Permanente; and Phyllis Rothberg, LICSW, Judge Baker Children's Center/Children's Hospital, provided assistance with study coordination. Nadine Melhem, PhD, Deena Battista, PhD, and Yuan Brustoloni, MS, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and John Dickerson, MS, Kaiser Permanente, assisted with statistical analyses. Brian McKain, MSN, University of Pittsburgh; Mary Jo Coiro, PhD, Vanderbilt University; Alison Firemark, MA, Bobbi Jo Yarborough, MA, and Sue Leung, MA, Kaiser Permanente; Mary Kate Little, LICSW, and Katherine Ginnis, LICSW, Judge Baker Children's Center/Children's Hospital, served as study therapists. Sharon Doyle Herzer, RN, MS, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Tennessee, facilitated access to potential participants. All of the above mentioned individuals were monetarily compensated for their contributions. We thank all of the participating parents and adolescents and independent evaluators. We also thank Don Guthrie, PhD, Joan Asarnow, PhD, Connie Hammen, PhD, and Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus, PhD, for serving on our Data Safety and Monitoring Board.