Revised Conners' Parent Rating Scale (CPRS-R)

Revised Conners' Parent Rating Scale (CPRS-R) is a multi-item measure of parental reports of childhood behavior problems, covering seven dimensions: Cognitive Problems, Oppositional, Hyperactivity-Impulsivity, Anxious-Shy, Perfectionism, Social Problems, and Psychosomatic.


High Psychometric Score

ITEMS:

1. Difficulty completing
2. Fails to complete
3. Needs supervision
4. Avoids mental effort
5. Trouble concentrating
6. Careless mistakes
7. Arithmetic problems
8. Sloppy handwriting
9. Fails to finish
10. Forgetful
11. Loses things
12. Poor spelling
13. Angry
14. Argues
15. Loses temper
16. Irritable
17. Defies adults
18. Annoy people
19. Touchy
20. Blames others
21. Spiteful
22. Fights
23. Always on the go
24. Hard to control
25. Runs excessively
26. Restless
27. Difficulty waiting
28. Run around at meals
29. Difficulty being quiet
30. Blurts out answers
31. Excitable
32. Timid
33. Afraid of people
34. Afraid of new situations
35. Afraid of being alone
36. Many fears
37. Afraid of the dark
38. Shy
39. Clings to parents
40. Everything just so
41. Keeps checking
42. Fussy
43. Things done same way
44. Has rituals
45. Sets high goals
46. Upset if things moved

Response Options:
A 4-point Likert scale ranging from 0 "not at all true" to 3 "very much true."

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

United States of America

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female
Male

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents
Children

Scoring Procedures:

Not Applicable

PRIMARY CITATION:

Conners, C. K., Sitarenios, G., Parker, J. D. A., & Epstein, J. N. (1998). The Revised Conners’ Parent Rating Scale (CPRS-R): Factor structure, reliability, and criterion validity. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 26(4), 257-268. https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1022602400621

Psychometric Score:

FORMATIVE RESEARCH

 Qualitative Research

 Existing Literature/Theoretical Framework

 Field Expert Input

 Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing

RELIABILITY

 Internal

 Test-retest

 Interrater

VALIDITY

 Content

 Face

 Criterion (gold-standard)

 Construct

Psychometric Scoring

HIGH
Total Score: 5.50/8 Points (HIGH) 

Citation Frequency

HIGH

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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