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By Mina K. Dulcan

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24 In DSM-IV-TR, disruptive behavior disorder includes CD and ODD. Unlike ADHD, these disorders are characterized by willful disobedience. CD and ODD often present concurrently with ADHD, however. All three of these conditions are sometimes called externalizing disorders, emphasizing the prominence of externally directed behaviors. Parents and teachers are generally more distressed than the child, who often denies symptoms, blames others for problems, and is reluctant to undergo treatment. These syndromes are characterized by the chronicity and severity of clusters of problem behaviors that differentiate them from the mild behavior problems that are highly prevalent in typical children.

Daydreams or gets lost in his/ her thoughts 6. Impulsive or acts without thinking 7. Difficulty following directions 8. Talks out of turn 9. Messy work 10. Inattentive, easily distracted 11. Talks too much 12. Fails to carry out assigned tasks ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ Please feel free to write any comments about the pupil’s work or behavior in the last week. Source. , 1967. pdf. 37 TABLE 3–4. Child Attention Problems (CAP) Rating Scale scoring Each of the 12 items is scored 0, 1, or 2.

Assessment should continue throughout the course of treatment as the child, parents, and situation change. When the presenting problems are urgent or narrowly circumscribed, treatment may be initiated after a focused evaluation with more complete assessment as time permits. Before the evaluation, the clinician should tell the parents how long the evaluation will take, what it will cost, and what they can expect at the end. The clinician should advise parents on how to prepare the child for the first visit.

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