ConnersThe Conners 3rd Edition™ (Conners 3™) has been updated to provide a new scoring option for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition™ (DSM-5™) Symptom Scales. The Conners 3 now has the following two scoring options for the MHS Online Assessment Centre and the MHS Scoring Software:

  1. DSM-IV-TR™: DSM Symptom Scales are scored based on diagnostic criteria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fourth Edition Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR).
  2. DSM-5: DSM Symptom Scales are scored based on diagnostic criteria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition (DSM-5).

Scoring Software users can download the software by clicking on “Check for Updates” under the Help menu within the Scoring Software. The MHS Online Assessment Center system will be updated automatically. After the updates have been installed, users will have the option to choose to score with the DSM-IV-TR or DSM-5 criteria. Updated DSM-5 hand-scored forms for the Conners 3 Full-length Parent, Teacher, and Self-Report QuikScore™ Forms are now available for purchase. Please note that the Short QuikScore™ Forms are not affected. DSM-IV-TR forms will be available until December 31, 2014. Should you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact JvR Psychometrics and speak to one of our client advisors on (011) 781 3705 or info@jvrpsychometrics.co.za