The psychometric properties of the Vanderbilt attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder diagnostic teacher rating scale in a community population.

@article{Wolraich2013ThePP,
  title={The psychometric properties of the Vanderbilt attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder diagnostic teacher rating scale in a community population.},
  author={Mark L. Wolraich and David E Bard and Barbara R. Neas and Melissa A Doffing and Laoma Beck},
  journal={Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP},
  year={2013},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={83-93}
}
OBJECTIVE This study examined the psychometric properties of the Vanderbilt AD/HD Diagnostic Teacher Rating Scale (VADTRS). METHODS Information was collected from teachers and parents in 5 school districts (urban, suburban, and rural). All teachers in participating schools were asked to complete the VADTRS on all their students. Construct validity was evaluated through an exploratory factor analysis investigation of the 35 items that made up the 4 scales of inattention, hyperactivity, conduct… CONTINUE READING