CBCL Clinical Scales Discriminate ADHD Youth With Structured-Interview Derived Diagnosis of Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) Journal Article uri icon



  • Objective: To evaluate the association between the clinical scales of the child behavior checklist (CBCL) and the comorbid diagnosis of oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) in a large sample of youth with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Method: The sample consisted of 101 girls and 106 boys ages 6 to17 with ADHD. Conditional probability analysis was used to examine the correspondence between CBCL Clinical Scales with the structured-interview derived diagnosis of ODD. Results: Conditional probability analysis showed that the CBCL Aggression Scale best predicted a structured-interview derived diagnosis of ODD in boys and girls with ADHD. Conclusion: These findings suggest that the CBCL Aggression Scale could serve as a rapid and cost-effective screening instrument to help identify cases likely to meet clinical criteria for ODD in the context of ADHD (J. of Att. Dis. 2008; 12(1) 76-82)

publication date

  • July 1, 2008

Date in CU Experts

  • January 25, 2019 11:41 AM

Full Author List

  • Biederman J; Ball SW; Monuteaux MC; Kaiser R; Faraone SV

author count

  • 5

Other Profiles

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1087-0547

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-1246

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 76

end page

  • 82


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