Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

2018 Edition
| Editors: Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, John DeLuca, Bruce Caplan

Conners Comprehensive Behavior Rating Scales™

  • Sara R. RzepaEmail author
  • C. Keith Conners
  • J. Pitkanen
  • Stephanie Mears
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_1536

Description

The Conners Comprehensive Behavior Rating Scales™ (Conners CBRS®; Conners 2008, 2010) is a comprehensive assessment tool, which can be used to assess a wide range of behavioral, emotional, social, and academic issues in school-aged youth. The Conners CBRS is a multi-informant assessment with forms for parents, teachers, and youth. Parent and teacher ratings can be obtained about youth aged 6–18 years, and youth aged 8–18 years can complete the self-report. The assessment features multiple Content scales that assess emotional distress, defiant/aggressive behaviors, academic difficulties, hyperactivity/impulsivity, social problems, separation fears, perfectionistic and compulsive behaviors, violence potential, and physical symptoms. Scales are also included to assess the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5; American Psychiatric Association; APA 2013)1diagnostic criteria for symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder,...

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References and Readings

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sara R. Rzepa
    • 1
    Email author
  • C. Keith Conners
    • 2
  • J. Pitkanen
    • 3
  • Stephanie Mears
    • 4
  1. 1.Clinical, Education, and Public Safety at MHS IncTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Duke University Medical SchoolDurhamUSA
  3. 3.Product Development at MHS Inc.TorontoCanada
  4. 4.MHS IncTorontoCanada