The patient is a 7 years old male, who visits the clinic with his foster mother. Patient’s mother reports that he is a very active boy and cannot seem to stay on task when given something to do. At school, he is disruptive in class. The foster mother has no past medical history or family history on this child. You are presented with an animated and distractible male child. He has no negative physical findings. Which tool do you believe would be most appropriate for initial assessment of this child?
Pediatric symptom checklist
Child depression inventory