Published Online: September 11, 2015. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.12445.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: All authors have completed and submitted the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest and none were reported.
Funding/Support: This National Academies consensus study was sponsored by the Social Security Administration.
Additional Contributions: Members of the National Academies Committee that wrote the report entitled Mental Disorders and Disabilities Among Low-Income Children were Thomas Boat (Chair), Carl Bell, Stephen Buka, Jane Costello, Maureen Durkin, Glenace Edwall, Kimberly Hoagwood, Amy Hautrow, Peter Jensen, Kelly Kelleher, James Perrin, Fred Volkmar, Barbara Wolfe, and Bonnie Zima. Joel Wu was the study director. Howard Goldman and Ruth Stein were consultants to the committee.
Additional Information: The report Mental Disorders and Disabilities Among Low-Income Children was released on September 9, 2015, and can be accessed online or a print copy ordered at http://www.nap.edu/catalog/21780/mental-disorders-and-disabilities-among-low-income-children. It contains heretofore unavailable epidemiologic data supporting the above points. Interested clinicians and investigators will have full access to these data as well as an extensive list of additional committee findings and conclusions.