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Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (online): 2304-4977

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17759/jmfp

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Validization of behavioral characteristics questionnaire for junior school students

Ivanova A.E., – junior researcher, Institute of Education, Centre for Monitoring the Quality in Education, National Research University «Higher School of Economics», Moscow, Russia, aeivanova@hse.ru
Abstract
Behavioral problems of children with manifestations of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), are recorded by researchers in many countries as a common course of learning difficulties. The high incidence of ADHD raises the question of reliable ways to diagnose it. This article discusses a teacher’s questionnaire, aimed at assessing child behavior under school conditions. The questionnaire is an adapted Russian variant of the English questionnaire, designed within IPIPS project (International Performance Indicators in Primary School). Data-based assessment of first-grade Russian students from several regions of the country describes collecting evidences of reliability and validity of the questionnaire under consideration. Multi-stage validation study showed that the questionnaire could serve the adequate technique for recording possible problems in behavior associated with ADHD in primary school students.

Keywords: ADHD, behavioral problems, elementary school, validation

Column: Developmental psychology

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17759/jmfp.2018070308

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