Psychiatric Rating Scales for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)


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DSM-IV-TR: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) (from Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: Fourth Edition Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR))

ICD-10: F90 Hyperkinetic Disorders (from The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, tenth revision)

National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality (NICHQ): includes a variety of ADHD- related tools such as rating scales, successful protocols, order sets and forms, and guidelines for implementing key changes. Downloading tools such as the Vanderbilt Assessment Scale for ADHD requires free registration.

ADHD Rating Scale IV -- Home Version

ADHD Rating Scale IV -- School Version

Child Attention Profile (CAP)

Home Situations Questionnaire [PDF]

School Situations Questionnaire [PDF]

Parents' Rating Scale for the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (requires free registration)

Werry-Weiss-Peters Activity Rating Scale [PDF]

McCann BS, Scheele L, Ward N, Roy-Byrne P.
Discriminant validity of the Wender Utah Rating Scale for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in adults.
J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2000 Spring;12(2):240-5. [Full Text PDF]

Wender Utah Rating Scale (for adults) [DOC]

Adult ADHD/ADD Quiz

The SNAP-IV Teacher and Parent Rating Scale
[Instructions for above]

Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale (ASRS-v1.1) Screener [PDF]

Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale (ASRS-v1.1) [PDF]

Childhood ADHD Symptoms Scale Self-Report [PDF]

Attention-Deficit Scales for Adults (ADSA) [must be purchased]

Conners' Continuous Performance Test II for Windows (CPT II V.5) [must be purchased]

Gordon Diagnostic System (GDS) [must be purchased]

Test of Everyday Attention for Children (TEA-Ch) [must be purchased]

Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA) [must be purchased]

Conners' Rating Scales–Revised (CRS–R) [must be purchased]

Brown Attention-Deficit Disorder Scales [must be purchased]

Brown Attention-Deficit Disorder Scales for Children [must be purchased]

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Test (ADHDT) [must be purchased]

ADHD Symptom Checklist-4 (ADHD-SC4) [must be purchased]

Spadafore ADHD Rating Scale (S-ADHD-RS) [must be purchased]

ADHD Symptoms Rating Scale (ADHD-SRS) [must be purchased]

Copeland Symptom Checklist for Attention Deficit Disorders - Child and Adolescent Version
[must be purchased]

Copeland Symptom Checklist for Attention Deficit Disorders - Adult Version [must be purchased]

CARE - College ADHD Response Evaluation [must be purchased]

ADD-H: Comprehensive Teacher's Rating Scale: Parent Form (ACTeRS) [must be purchased]

ADD-H: Comprehensive Teacher's Rating Scale-2nd Edition (ACTeRS) [must be purchased]

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