VADPRS

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VADPRSVanderbilt ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) Diagnostic Parent Rating Scale
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Petersen, Kube, Palmer, Whitaker, and Graff (2009) assessed prevalence of developmental and behavioral disorders in an acute care pediatric hospital setting, interviewing primary caregivers using the Child Development Inventory (CDI) (Ireton & Glascoe, 1995), Parents' Evaluation of Developmental Status (PEDS) (Glascoe, 2003), Pediatric Symptom Checklist (PSC) (Gardner et al., 1999), and Vanderbilt Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Parent Rating Scale (VADPRS) (Wolraich et al., 2003).
The parents of these boys filled out additional questionnaires about the video game genres their children played and the boys' symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity / impulsivity, and oppositional defiant behaviors as assessed through the Vanderbilt Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder Patient Rating Scale (VADPRS).
The researchers found statistically significant associations only between the children's VADPRS scores and the role-playing and shooter games.