Accuracy of Self-Evaluation in Adults with ADHD

  title={Accuracy of Self-Evaluation in Adults with ADHD},
  author={Laura E. Knouse and Catherine L. Bagwell and Russell A. Barkley and Kevin R. Murphy},
  journal={Journal of Attention Disorders},
  pages={221 - 234}
Research on children with ADHD indicates an association with inaccuracy of self-appraisal. This study examines the accuracy of self-evaluations in clinic-referred adults diagnosed with ADHD. Self-assessments and performance measures of driving in naturalistic settings and on a virtual-reality driving simulator are used to assess accuracy of self-evaluations. The group diagnosed with ADHD (n= 44) has a higher rate of collisions, speeding tickets, and total driving citations in their driving… 

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