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Correlation among Neuropsychological tests and Questionnaires in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Author(s): M Najafi | MR Mohammadi | J Alaghband Raad MD | M Tehrani Doost | S Assari

Journal: Iranian Journal of Pediatrics
ISSN 2008-2142

Volume: 15;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 5;
Date: 2005;
Original page

Keywords: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder | ADHD | Continuous performance test | Conners scale | Commission | Omission

Background: Current study aimed to assess the possibility of prediction of continuous performance test in primary school children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, with parents and teacher reports of inattention, hyperactivity and oppositional behavior. Methods: Fifteen school aged children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder without co-morbid psychiatric disorders were selected from Roozbeh child and adolescent psychiatry clinic. Teachers and parent Conner's questionnaires, Continuous Performance Test and 4 class dictation scores were registered from each subject. Results: Commission errors were correlated with hyperactivity scale in the parent report (r=-0.50, p

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