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Behavioural Assessment of the Dysexecutive Syndrome


Overview: Predict everyday problems associated with the Dysexcutive Syndrome

Age Range: 16 to 87 years

Administration: 40 minutes

Norms: 216 U.K. controls and 92 patient study. Aged scaled scores and percentile ranks


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Predict everyday problems associated with the dysexecutive syndrome

Dysexecutive Syndrome includes disorders of planning, organization, problem solving, setting priorities, and attention and is one of the major areas of cognitive deficit that can impede functional recovery and the ability to respond to rehabilitation programs.


  • Specifically assesses skills and demands of everyday life
  • Is sensitive to capacities affected by frontal lobe damage
  • Emphasizes capacities usually exercised in everyday situations

Validation Studies

BADS is sensitive to everyday problems experienced due to brain injury, and a small study was conducted with schizophrenia to identify executive deficits in this group.

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  • Behavioral Assessment of the Dysexecutive Syndrome (BADS) Kit
    Includes manual, 25 record forms, 5 stimulus books, stimulus cards, three-dimensional plastic materials, timer, 25 (Dysexecutive Questionaire) DEX questionnaires self-rater and 25 DEX questionnaire independent-rater
  • Administration Materials



  • BADS Record Forms
    Pkg of 25
  • BADS Questionnaires (Self and Independent Rater)
    Pkg of 25
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