Parent versus teacher ratings of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms in the Preschoolers with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Treatment Study (PATS).

@article{Murray2007ParentVT,
  title={Parent versus teacher ratings of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms in the Preschoolers with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Treatment Study (PATS).},
  author={Desiree W. Murray and Scott Haden Kollins and Kristina K. Hardy and Howard B Abikoff and James M. Swanson and Charles Cunningham and Benedetto Vitiello and Mark A. Riddle and Mark Davies and Laurence Lee Greenhill and James Mccracken and James J. McGough and Kelly L Posner and Anne M. Skrobala and Tim L. Wigal and Sharon B. Wigal and Jaswinder Kaur Ghuman and Shirley Z Chuang},
  journal={Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology},
  year={2007},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={605-20}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess parent-teacher concordance on ratings of DSM-IV symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in a sample of preschool children referred for an ADHD treatment study. METHODS Parent and teacher symptom ratings were compared for 452 children aged 3-5 years. Agreement was calculated using Pearson correlations, Cohen's kappa, and conditional probabilities. RESULTS The correlations between parent and teacher ratings were low for both Inattentive (r = .24) and… CONTINUE READING

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