Submitted for Publication: November 15, 2012; final revision received February 6, 2103; accepted April 2, 2013.
Published Online: October 2, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.2350.
Study concept and design: Kotov, Mojtabai, Carlson.
Acquisition of data: Kotov, Fochtmann, Constantino, Bromet.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Kotov, Leong, Mojtabai, Erlanger.
Drafting of the manuscript: Kotov, Leong, Erlanger, Bromet.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Leong. Mojtabai, Erlanger, Fochtmann, Constantino, Carlson, Bromet.
Statistical analysis: Kotov, Leong.
Obtained funding: Kotov, Bromet.
Administrative, technical, and material support: Kotov, Erlanger.
Study supervision: Kotov, Erlanger, Bromet.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: National Institutes of Health grant MH094398 to Dr Kotov and MH44801 to Dr Bromet.
Role of the Sponsor: The National Institutes of Health had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Additional Contributions: Greg Perlman, PhD, Adam Gonzalez, PhD, and Camilo Ruggero, PhD, provided feedback on the manuscript. We thank the mental health professionals in Suffolk County, the project psychiatrists and staff, and most of all, the study participants and their families and friends. The project psychiatrists and staff received their usual salary support; no others were paid for their services.