The Wender Utah Rating Scale: an aid in the retrospective diagnosis of childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
The WURS is sensitive in identifying childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and may be useful in recognizing attention deficithyperactivity disorder in patients with ambiguous adult psychopathology.
Linkage of a neurophysiological deficit in schizophrenia to a chromosome 15 locus.
- R. Freedman, H. Coon, W. Byerley
- Psychology, MedicineProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
- 21 January 1997
Linkage data provide unique new evidence that the alpha 7-nicotinic receptor gene may be responsible for the inheritance of a pathophysiological aspect of the illness.
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults.
- P. Wender
- PsychologyPsychiatric Clinics of North America
- 29 June 1995
Prevalence of attention deficit–/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and comorbid disorders in young male prison inmates*
The prevalence of DAA/HCD or ADHD in young adult prison inmates is significantly elevated when compared to nondelinquent controls, indicating the urgent need for more psychiatric expertise in young offender facilities.
ADHD in adults.
- P. Wender, M. Ward, F. Reimherr, B. Marchant
- Psychology, MedicineJournal of the American Academy of Child and…
- 1 May 2000
This article will focus on the symptoms, associated features, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, prevalence, etiology and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in adults.
Adults with ADHD
- P. Wender, L. Wolf, J. Wasserstein
- Psychology, MedicineAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
- 1 June 2001
How ADHD in adults can be readily diagnosed and treated, despite resembling or coexisting with other psychiatric disorders is described.
[Wender Utah rating scale. The short-version for the assessment of the attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults].
A statistical analysis of the German version of the Wender Utah rating scale (WURS) for the retrospective diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults finds that item selection according to item-total correlation scores, frequency, and plausibility led to a short versions of the scale.
[Reliability and validity of the Wender-Utah-Rating-Scale short form. Retrospective assessment of symptoms for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder].
Significant correlations were found between impulsivity according to Eysenck's Impulsivity Questionnaire (EIQ) and excitability, aggression, emotional lability, and satisfaction on the Freiburg Personality Inventory (FPI-R) in ADHD patients, which underline the diagnostic validity of the WURS-k.
The types and prevalence of mental illness in the biological and adoptive families of adopted schizophrenics
A controlled study of Methylphenidate in the treatment of Attention Deficit Disorder, Residual Type, in Adults
- P. Wender, F. Reimherr, D. Wood, M. Ward
- Psychology, MedicineAmerican Journal of Psychiatry
- 1 January 1985
The diagnosis of attention deficit disorder, residual type, should be considered in patients with prominent complaints of impulsivity, restlessness, emotional lability, and hot temper who do not suffer from schizophrenia or major mood disorder and do not have symptoms of schizotypal or borderline personality disorders.