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  1. 1. Father, Mother, and Teacher Concordance and its Implications on Diagnosing ADHD and its Dimensions: A Twin Study

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Agatha Radberger; [2012]
    Keywords : Teacher ratings; Parent ratings; Father ratings; Inattention; Hyperactivity-impulsivity; Twin study; Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders; Gender; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: In order to diagnose children with ADHD, the DSM-IV measures inattention (IA) and hyperactivity/impulsivity (HI) behavior in the context of significant impairment social and academic function. In order to diagnose, symptoms must be present in two different setting, which is commonly established in terms of home and school behaviors with the help of parent and teacher reports. READ MORE