Psychometric Test:

Test Name: Behavioural Assessment of the Dysexecutive Syndrome
Acronym: BADS
Publisher: Pearson
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Author: Wilson B.A. Alderman N. Burgess P.W. Emslie H. & Evans J.J.
Year: 1996
Purpose: Measures disorders of planning organisation problem solving and attention. The DES is one of the major areas of cognitive deficit that may impede functional recovery and the ability to respond to rehabilitation programmes.
Contents: Manual; stimulus materials; stopwatch; questionnaires; scoring sheets.
Age range: 16 - 87 years
Administration time: 40 minutes
Qualifications: To use this test you must satisfy the requirements of Pearson Assessment: CL1 - Professional post graduate qualification and training in Clinical or Educational psychology Chartered Occupational psychologists and individuals with a relevant PhD
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