Psychometric Properties and Factor Structure of the Short Form of the Affective Lability Scale in Adult Patients With ADHD

  title={Psychometric Properties and Factor Structure of the Short Form of the Affective Lability Scale in Adult Patients With ADHD},
  author={S{\'e}bastien Weibel and Jean-Arthur Micoulaud-Franchi and Laura Brandejsky and R{\'e}gis Lopez and Paco Prada and Rosetta Nicastro and Stefano Ardu and Alexandre G Dayer and Christophe Lançon and Nader Perroud},
  journal={Journal of Attention Disorders},
  pages={1079 - 1089}
Objective: Affective lability is an important dimension of adult ADHD, associated with marked impairments and worse outcomes. A valid and quick tool to measure affective lability may therefore be of interest. Method: In 187 adult ADHD patients, we explored psychometric properties of the Affective Lability Scale–Short Form (ALS-18 items). We analyzed the construct validity and the external validity of the scale. Patients were compared with 48 healthy adult controls. Results: The three-factor… Expand
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