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Conners Comprehensive Behavior Rating Scale

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The Conners Comprehensive Behavior Rating Scales (Conners CBRS; Conners, 2008) 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, 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-IV-TR; American Psychiatric Association; APA, 2000) diagnostic criteria for symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, social phobia,...

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  • American Psychiatric Association. (2000). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (4th ed., Rev. Ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association.

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  • Conners, C. K. (2008). Conners comprehensive behavior rating scales manual. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Multi-Health Systems.

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  • Conners, C. K. (2008). Conners 3rd Edition manual. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Multi-Health Systems.

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Conners, C.K., Pitkanen, J., Rzepa, S.R. (2011). Conners Comprehensive Behavior Rating Scale. In: Kreutzer, J.S., DeLuca, J., Caplan, B. (eds) Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology. Springer, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-79948-3_1536

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