Evidence-based assessment of ADHD diagnosis in children and adolescents.

  title={Evidence-based assessment of ADHD diagnosis in children and adolescents.},
  author={Xuechun Zhou and Cecil R. Reynolds and Jianjun Zhu and Randy W. Kamphaus and Ou Zhang},
  journal={Applied neuropsychology. Child},
  volume={7 2},
This study illustrates the accuracy and efficiency of using an evidence-based assessment (EBA) strategy for diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) by integrating the scale scores obtained on BASC-3 teacher and parent rating scales. The examined process used empirical diagnostic likelihood ratios (DLRs) derived from a sample of children with ADHD (N = 339) matched on demographic characteristics from the normative sample. The results show that behavioral scales of executive… CONTINUE READING