Adhd symptoms rating scale

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521840 tn?1348844371 These same childhood symptoms take on different forms in adults with ADHD. For example, most adults with ADHD are not floridly hyperactive. Instead, an adult is more likely to report ‘inner restlessness’ or problems with impulsivity. Symptoms of ADHD impact important adult tasks such as remembering to pay the mortgage, paying attention while driving, or managing your children’s schedules.
Avatar n tn The process includes interviewing the parent(s) and child, examining the child's developmental history, examining the family history, examining the recent school performance and school history, collecting standardized data via commonly-used behavior checklists (e.g.
Avatar f tn In addition, low serum ferritin levels were correlated with more severe general ADHD symptoms measured with Conners' Parent Rating Scale (Pearson correlation coefficient, r = -0.34; P < .02) and greater cognitive deficits (r = -0.38; P < .01). CONCLUSIONS: These results suggest that low iron stores contribute to ADHD and that ADHD children may benefit from iron supplementation." Iron deficiency in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med.
Avatar n tn Also, you might want to ask the school psychologist/counselor about possible symptoms of ADHD - a simple rating scale, such as the Vanderbilt Scales or the ADHD Rating Scale or the short-form Conners can be used to obtain a glimps of the symptoms.
Avatar n tn Eighty percent of patients experienced at least a 30 percent reduction in their ADHD symptoms based on the ADHD Rating Scale (ADHD-RS) score when taking ADDERALL XR. Patients with ADHD taking ADDERALL XR demonstrated significant improvement in driving safety and performance, as measured by a 2.5 point reduction in their average Driving Safety Score (DSS), compared to 2.5 point gain among those on placebo (P<.005).
Avatar f tn Comprehensive Teacher Rating Scale (ACTeRS) Barkley Home Situations Questionnaire (HSQ) (see below) Barkley School Situations Questionnaire (SSQ) (see below) " (from - Finally he may not (as I have said) have ADHD or ADD, but it would be nice to know. Here is info on symptoms of ADHD. See what you think. And remember he could also have ADD which is ADHD, but without the hyperactivity. The link is - http://www.help4adhd.
Avatar f tn thankyou very much for getting back to me,yesterday my son went to see a pyschiatrist but before we went in i completed the conners parent rating scale,his score came to 148??,could you please explain this to me.Also his school also done the conners for teachers which also came back high. We have an appointment next wednesday to see what the outcome will be,this is a second opinion.
Avatar m tn 2 In my case, my caregiver, namely my wife, evaluated me at 61-70 on the numeric scale. This place on the scale reads as follows: “this adult has some mild symptoms as well as some difficulty in social and occupational functioning. Generally, though, he functions pretty well. He also has some meaningful interpersonal relationships.
351317 tn?1204755471 I might add one good possability (others may disagree) but maybe your depression is not that severe to begin with. There is a rating scale that measures a persons level of depression. Mine happens to be at the extreem high end and very cronic. It's also nearly impossible to treat and I must take massive amounts of medication to produce theraputic response. Then you have Moderate depression. These sufferers also need medication, but there symptoms are a bit less severe.
Avatar n tn I brought my daughter to the Dr. she was cleared of any medical condition, so she is fine. However, she will not stop what she is doing to go pee. We and her teachers tell her to go every half hour and still she pees in her pants now up to 4 times a day. We have never been able to get night time down... Which is fine I know she is only 4 1/2 . We have tried ever kind of reward and punishment. ignoring it, talking about it until we are blue in the face and nothing works..
Avatar n tn Whenever I start another treatment I have a short period of relief. It always comes back...longest time without symptoms 10 days. Like eveyone else, I have thrown all makeup, lotions, and soaps away. Washed sheets, pillow cases, and put pillow in the dryer. This has become debilitating and I am becoming depressed. I have a high profile job and don't want to be seen because I look like I have some awful disease. Can anyone suggest a next step?
Avatar f tn He did try 2 different muscle relaxers and they did not work. I did research and the symptoms I had were identical to Secondary Drug-Induced Dystonia. In the prescribing info for Topamax, Dystonia was listed as a rare side effect. I finally convinced my neurologist that my problems were coming from the Topamax and he tapered me off and changed my medicine. As I took less Topamax my symptoms decreased and about 1 1/2 weeks after being completely off of it all symtoms were gone.