Journal article

Clock face drawing test performance in children with ADHD.

Ahmad Ghanizadeh, Salar Safavi, Michael Berk

Basic and Clinical Neuroscience Journal | Published : 2013

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: The utility and discriminatory pattern of the clock face drawing test in ADHD is unclear. This study therefore compared Clock Face Drawing test performance in children with ADHD and controls. METHODS: 95 school children with ADHD and 191 other children were matched for gender ratio and age. ADHD symptoms severities were assessed using DSM-IV ADHD checklist and their intellectual functioning was assessed. The participants completed three clock-drawing tasks, and the following four functions were assessed: Contour score, Numbers score, Hands setting score, and Center score. RESULTS: All the subscales scores of the three clock drawing tests of the ADHD group were lower than that o..

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