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To demonstrate concordance between the Quotient ADHD System Report and standard DSM-IV based parent and teacher reported rating/assessment scales, currently the accepted method of symptom measurement for subjects diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Public school based study for children ages 8 through 14 years of age.
Children previously identified and currently receiving an Individualized Education Program (IEP) or 504 accommodations in the classroom setting for symptoms of ADHD.
Open enrollment of 30 subjects, both male and female.
One study visit in which subjects will perform/receive the following assessments/evaluations:
1. Quotient ADHD System Test
2. Vanderbilt ADHD Diagnostic Teacher Rating Scale
3. Vanderbilt ADHD Diagnostic Parent Rating Scale
The primary analytical goal is to examine the extent of agreement of the Quotient ADHD System(either individual measures or in combination) with standard measures (Vanderbilt ADHD Diagnostic Teacher Rating Scale and Vanderbilt ADHD Diagnostic Parent Rating Scale) and to compare this agreement with that seen between the standard measures.
Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Enrolling by invitation
BioBehavioral Diagnostics Company
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:53-0400
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A behavior disorder originating in childhood in which the essential features are signs of developmentally inappropriate inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. Although most individuals have symptoms of both inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity, one or the other pattern may be predominant. The disorder is more frequent in males than females. Onset is in childhood. Symptoms often attenuate during late adolescence although a minority experience the full complement of symptoms into mid-adulthood. (From DSM-IV)
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