Acronyms and Abbreviations

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ABC

Aberrant Behavior Checklist

ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

AHRQ

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

BMI

Body mass index

BPRS

Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale

CARS

Childhood Autism Rating Scale

CDRS

Children's Depression Rating Scale

CGAS

Children's Global Assessment Scale

CGI

Clinical Global Impressions Scale

CGI–BP

Clinical Global Impressions–Bipolar

CGI–I

Clinical Global Impressions–Improvement

CGI–S

Clinical Global Impressions–Severity

CI

Confidence interval

CPRS

Children's Psychiatric Rating Scale

CSQ

Caregiver Strain Questionnaire

(C)YBOCS

(Children's) Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale

DSM

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

EPC

Evidence-based Practice Center

FDA

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FGA

First-generation antipsychotic

IQR

Interquartile range

MD

Mean difference

N

Number

NCBRF

Nisonger Child Behavior Rating Form

NRCT

Nonrandomized controlled trial

OAS

Overt Aggression Scale

PANSS

Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale

RCT

Randomized controlled trial

RR

Relative risk

SANS

Scale for the Assessment of Negative Symptoms

SGA

Second-generation antipsychotic

VAS

Visual analog scale

YGTSS

Yale Global Tic Severity Scale

YMRS

Young Mania Rating Scale