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Child Mental Health - 
Adaptive Behaviour

Devereux Scales of Mental Disorder (DSMDTM)
Jack A Naglieri, Paul A LeBuffe and Steven I Pfeiffer, 1994

Overview:
Identify behavioural or emotional problems

Administration:
Individual - 15 minutes

The Devereux Scales of Mental Disorder indicates whether a child or adolescent is experiencing or at risk for an emotional or behavioural disorder. The 111 item childform and the 110 adolescent form cover the full range of psychopathology and are based on DSM IV categories including:

Any adult who has known a child for four weeks may serve as a rater. The same form is used for parent and teacher raters with separate norms provided for each. Its inconsistently excellent composite scale reliabilities and content validity data based on DSM IV criteria indicate the DSMD are a psychometrically robust tool for identifying behavioural and emotional problems and for use in treatment planning and outcome evaluation.


Available Products

Materials

Complete kit: Includes manual, ready score™ answer documents (5 to 12 years), pack of 25 and ready score™ answer documents (13 to 18 years), pack of 25
Additional copies of materials:
Manual
Ready score™ answer document (5 to 12 years), pack of 25
Ready score™ answer document (13 to 18 years), pack of 25