Predicting attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and oppositional defiant disorder from preschool diagnostic assessments.

@article{Harvey2009PredictingAD,
  title={Predicting attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and oppositional defiant disorder from preschool diagnostic assessments.},
  author={Elizabeth A Harvey and Sara D Youngwirth and Dhara A Thakar and Paula Err{\'a}zuriz},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={77 2},
  pages={349-54}
}
The present study examined the power of measures of early preschool behavior to predict later diagnoses of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and oppositional defiant disorder (ODD)/conduct disorder (CD). Participants were 168 children with behavior problems at age 3 who underwent a multimethod assessment of ADHD and ODD symptoms and were followed annually for 3 years. Fifty-eight percent of 3-year-old children with behavior problems met criteria for ADHD and/or ODD/CD 3 years… CONTINUE READING

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