The Conners' Adult ADHD Rating Scales (CAARS) measures the presence and severity of ADHD symptoms in adults 18 years and over. It assists clinicians to determine whether or not ADHD is a contributing factor to a client's difficulties. Suitable for clinical and correctional settings, the CAARS scales quantitatively measure ADHD symptoms across clinically significant domains, while examining the manifestations of those symptoms.
The CAARS consists of a self-report (client) form (CAARS-S) and the observer (family/peer/supervisory) form (CAARS-O). Both forms have a long, short and screening version available.
The CAARS Manual provides information on: