publication . Research . 2010

Score of Inattention Subscale of ADHD Rating Scale-IV is Significantly Higher for AD/HD than PDD.

Fujibayashi, Hiromi; Kitayama, Shinji; Matsuo, Masafumi;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2010 Journal: The Kobe journal of the medical sciences, volume 56, issue 1, pages 12-17 (issn: 0023-2513, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: 神戸大学医学部
Abstract
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) and pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) must be differentiated because the respective treatments are different. However, they are difficult to distinguish because they often show similar symptoms. At our hospital, we have the rearer of a patient answer both the ADHD Rating Scale-IV (ADHD-RS) and the Autism Spectrum Screening Questionnaire (ASSQ), and use the results as an aid for the diagnosis of AD/HD or PDD. These results were compared with reference to PDD and AD/HD for an examination of the features of the two disorders. The subjects of our study were 45 children with AD/HD and 77 children with PDD. ADHD-RS...
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Medical Subject Headings: mental disordersbehavioral disciplines and activitiesnervous system diseasesanimal structures
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