Assessment scales in child and adolescent psychiatry by Frank C. Verhulst

By Frank C. Verhulst

A compendium that summarizes nearly a hundred and fifty scales around the box of psychological issues in teenagers and youngsters. This paintings comes in handy for these taken with assessing the psychological illnesses of youngsters and young people and the influence that those could have on their day-by-day lives.

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29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ Complains of aches and pains Spends more time alone Tires easily, has little energy Fidgety, unable to sit still Has trouble with teacher Less interested in school Acts as if driven by a motor Daydreams too much Distracted easily Is afraid of new situations Feels sad, unhappy Is irritable, angry Feels hopeless Has trouble concentrating Less interested in friends Fights with other children Absent from school School grades dropping Is down on him or herself Visits the doctor with doctor finding nothing wrong Has trouble sleeping Worries a lot Wants to be with you more than before Feels he or she is bad Takes unnecessary risks Gets hurt frequently Seems to be having less fun Acts younger than children his or her age Does not listen to rules Does not show feelings Does not understand other people’s feelings Teases others Blames others for his or her troubles Takes things that do not belong to him or her Refuses to share 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 Total score _____________________ Does your child have any emotional or behavioral problems for which she/he needs help?

Org, where rating scales can be downloaded as well. Key references Commentary The PSC was developed to facilitate recognition and referral of psychosocial problems as part of routine primary care visits. Therefore, it was designed as a short parent-reported questionnaire. Recent extensions of the PSC are a self-report and a teacher report, and scoring of items on subscales. Versions The Pediatric Symptom Checklist (PSC) comprises a parent and a self-report form. Properties Items The PSC comprises 35 items that are rated on a 3-point scale with responses: never, sometimes, and often.

C. Behave with his/her parents? ❑ ❑ ❑ d. Play and work alone? ❑ ❑ ❑ VII. 1. Performance in academic subjects. ❑ Has no brothers or sisters Does not attend school because ______________________________ Below average Average a. Reading, English, or Language Arts ❑ ❑ ❑ b. History or Social Studies ❑ ❑ ❑ c. Arithmetic or Math ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ d. Science ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ e. ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ f. ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ g. ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ P Check a box for each subject that child takes Above average E Failing L _____________________________________________________________ ❑ ❑ 2.

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