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Devereux Scales of Mental Disorders

The Devereux Scales of Mental Disorders (DSMD) help to indicate whether a child or adolescent is experiencing or is at risk for an emotional or behavioural disorder

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    From £195.60
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  • DSMD Ready Score™ Answer Document (13 to 18 years)
    9780158048031 Qualification Level B

    Pack of 25


  • DSMD Complete Kit
    9780158048000 Qualification Level B

    Includes Manual, Pack of 25 Ready Score™ Answer Documents (5 to 12 years) and Pack of 25 and Ready Score™ Answer Documents (13 to 18 years)


    Estimated to ship:1-2 weeks
  • DSMD Ready Score™ Answer Document (5 to 12 years)
    9780158048024 Qualification Level B

    Pack of 25


  • DSMD Manual
    9780158048017 Qualification Level B


    Estimated to ship:More than 12 weeks


Publication date:
Age range:
5:0 - 18:0
Qualification level:
15 minutes
Two: Child (5-12 years) and Adolescent (13-18 years)
More than 3,000 cases, separate by sex for both parent and teacher raters

Product Details

DSMD is especially designed for treatment planning and outcome evaluation.


  • Evaluate behavior in a variety of settings.
  • Compare results to a large national sample.
  • Support analysis for treatment planning and evaluation of treatment effectiveness.


The 111-item child form and the 110-item adolescent form cover a full range of psychopathology, including externalizing, internalizing, and critical pathology disorders.

  • Consistently excellent composite scale reliabilities.
  • Content validity based on DSM-IV and mapping of specific items to corresponding DSM-IV criteria.
  • Factorially and logically derived scales reflect major dimensions of psychopathology.
  • Validity studies utilizing inpatient and outpatient clinical groups.
  • Any adult who has known the child for four weeks may serve as a rater.
  • Same form is used for parent and teacher raters, with separate norms provided for each.