Diagnoses covered by the DAWBA

The DAWBA primarily focuses on the common emotional, behavioural and hyperactivity disorders. The structured questions cover the criteria needed to make operationalised diagnoses of the following disorders:

Clinical raters can assign "not otherwise specified" diagnoses for individuals with significant symptoms who would otherwise fall between the cracks of the current operationalised diagnoses.

Other sections collect information on substance use, psychosis-like symptoms, attachment symptoms, service use, strengths and risk factors.

Last modified : 28/01/17