Developed in 1985
The ABC is available in two versions, ABC-Residential and ABC-Community
Aman MG; Singh NN; Stewart AW; Field CJ
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To assess medication and other treatment effects in people with developmental disabilities, including individuals with intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder, and cerebral palsy. The ABC is also used for a variety of other purposes, including sample characterization, to monitor the effects of environmental changes, studying behavioral phenotypes, effects of sleep profiles, and myriad of other purposes (see revised ABC Manual, 2017)
Generic for Mental Disorders
Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
- English for the USA
- English for New Zealand
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire
Aman MG, Singh NN, Stewart AW, Field CJ. The aberrant behavior checklist: a behavior rating scale for the assessment of treatment effects. Am J Ment Defic. 1985a Mar;89(5):485-91 (PubMed Abstract)
Aman MG, Singh NN, Stewart AW, Field CJ. Psychometric characteristics of the aberrant behavior checklist. Am J Ment Defic. 1985b Mar;89(5):492-502 (PubMed Abstract)
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