Individual Study / PGS

Pitsburg Girls Study

Pitsburg Girls Study

Initiatives -
Focuses on the development of conduct disorders and delinquency in a large inner-city, community sample of preadolescent girls, Investigates co-occurring problematic disorders, such as depression, somatisation problems, and substance use, Collects information about service delivery and help-seeking, Investigates a wide range of risk and protective factors that may influence the course of female problem behaviors across development, Investigates co-occurring problematic disorders, such as depression, somatisation problems, and substance use, Collects information about service delivery and help-seeking, Investigates a wide range of risk and protective factors that may influence the course of female problem behaviors across developmen
Start Year
2000
Funding
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Supplementary Information
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Alison E. Hipwell
    University of Pittsburgh

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Young women are participating in the 15th annual assessment and they are aged between 19 and 22 years. Data was collected from teachers until the girls were aged 16 years.

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
2,451
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Girls aged between five and eight years.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : http://www.lifehistorystudies.pitt.edu/pittsbur...

By contacting the study representative