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|Title:||Anxiety in young people with ADHD: clinical and self-report outcomes|
|Citation:||Journal of Attention Disorders, 2015; 19(1):18-26|
|Tracey W. Tsang, Michael R. Kohn, Daryl Efron, Simon D. Clarke, C. Richard Clark, Christopher Lamb and Leanne M. Williams|
|Abstract:||Objective: (a) To determine the prevalence of comorbid anxiety disorder in ADHD, defined by diagnostic criteria and (b) to compare anxiety as reported by parents and participants with clinician assessment. Method: Children with ADHD were assessed for comorbid anxiety disorder using the Anxiety Disorder Interview Schedule for Children. Parent report (Conners' Parent Rating Scale-Revised: Long version) and self-report (State-Trait Anxiety Inventory and Brain Resource Inventory for Screening Cases-Child version) scales were used to assess anxiety. The ADHD-Rating Scale IV was used to measure ADHD symptoms. Results: Of 134 participants (11.0 ± 2.6 years), 31.3% had comorbid anxiety disorder. Comorbid anxiety disorder was associated with greater severity of ADHD. Anxiety symptoms from parent reports (p < .05) but not from child/self-report (p > .05) correlated with clinician assessment. Conclusion: Assessment for comorbid anxiety disorder and inclusion of parent rating in this assessment are important components of ADHD treatment in children and adolescents.|
|Keywords:||ADHD; comorbidity; adolescents|
|Rights:||© 2012 SAGE Publications|
|Appears in Collections:||Aurora harvest 3|
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