Conners Rating Scales
The Conners Rating Scales are used as a multi-informant (parent, teacher, self) screening tool for the detection of problematic behaviors and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms in particular in children and adults.
Rating scales and symptom checklists provide an effective, quick, and standard approach to the measurement of problematic behaviors observed in children. The Conners rating scales were initially developed as comprehensive checklists of basic presenting problems of children. Several re-standardizations have taken place over the years to provide a stronger empirical base and a more narrowed focus of common behavioral problems in childhood as well as specific challenges associated with ADHD in childhood and adulthood. The revised scales were developed with norms derived from a large representative normative sample. The item content was updated to reflect the recent knowledge and developments concerning...