The Clinical Utility of the Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function (BRIEF) in the diagnosis of ADHD.

@article{McCandless2007TheCU,
  title={The Clinical Utility of the Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function (BRIEF) in the diagnosis of ADHD.},
  author={Stephen McCandless and Liz O' Laughlin},
  journal={Journal of attention disorders},
  year={2007},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={381-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Current theories hypothesize that deficits in executive functioning (EF) are responsible for the symptoms of ADHD and that specific patterns of EF deficits may be associated with different subtypes of ADHD. The present study evaluates the validity and clinical usefulness of the Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function, a behavior rating scale designed to assess dimensions of EF. METHOD Participants include 70 boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 13 referred to a… CONTINUE READING