DIGS Version 3.0 and 4.0/SZ

Development of the DIGS instrument and training manual was supported by the NIMH Diagnostic Centers for Psychiatric Linkage Studies (extramural grant numbers U01 MH 46276, 46289, 46318, 46274, 46282, 46280, and the Clinical Neurogenetics Branch, Intramural Research Program, NIMH).  Members of the NIMH Diagnostic Centers for Psychiatric Linkage Studies Cooperative Agreement who participated in the development of the DIGS include:

Sandra Barton, Kate Berg, Ph.D., Mary Blehar, Ph.D., Elizabeth Bowman, M.D., C. Robert Cloninger, M.D., J. Raymond Depaulo, Jr., M.D., Stephen Faraone, Ph.D., Jill Harkavy Friedman, Ph.D., Elliot Gershon, M.D., Juliet Guroff, M.S.W., Charles Kaufmann, M.D., Darrell Kirch, M.D., Dolores Malaspina, M.D., Mary Elizabeth Maxwell, M.S.W., Aimee Mayeda, M.D., Martin McElhiney, M.S., Francis J. McMahon, M.D., Marvin Miller, M.D., John Nurnberger, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., Beth O'Dell, B.S., John Pepple, Ph.D., H. Matthew Quitkin, A.B., Leela Rau, M.D., Theodore Reich, M.D., A. Louise Ritz, M.B.A., Joanne Severe, M.S., Sylvia Simpson, M.D., Carrie Smiley, R.N., Ming T. Tsuang, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc., Debra Wynne, M.S.W., Scott Yale, M.S.W., and Carolyn York, R.N.  A complete list of references for the DIGS instrument is included in the training manual.

We gratefully acknowledge the assistance of Jean Endicott, Ph.D, Kenneth Kendler, M.D., Philip Lavori, Ph.D., and Lee Robins, Ph.D., for critical review of the instrument.

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