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Construction of Attention-Deficit Hyperactive Disorder Scale


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1 Department of Psychology, J.N.V. University, Jodhpur, India
     

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Construction of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) was the aim of present research it consists of the categories, viz., Inattention, Impulsivity and Hyperactivity 60 parents of ADHD children were approached in different special schools of Jodhpur district. Finally 40 parents were worked as sample because of dropouts. 62 Items were selected containing the symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity as mentioned in DSM-IV-TR. 56 Items were taken after items analysis. Scoring-Never-0, Sometimes-1 and Often-2 is done for three categories responses with maximum score ll2. Test-retest reliability and Criterion related validity is worked out for all subscales as well as for total scores.

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ADHD, Test Construction.
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N. Jain
Department of Psychology, J.N.V. University, Jodhpur, India
R. K. Gunthey
Department of Psychology, J.N.V. University, Jodhpur, India

Abstract


Construction of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) was the aim of present research it consists of the categories, viz., Inattention, Impulsivity and Hyperactivity 60 parents of ADHD children were approached in different special schools of Jodhpur district. Finally 40 parents were worked as sample because of dropouts. 62 Items were selected containing the symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity as mentioned in DSM-IV-TR. 56 Items were taken after items analysis. Scoring-Never-0, Sometimes-1 and Often-2 is done for three categories responses with maximum score ll2. Test-retest reliability and Criterion related validity is worked out for all subscales as well as for total scores.

Keywords


ADHD, Test Construction.