Skip to main content

Table 1 Summary of studies and calculated effect sizes

From: Emotion dysregulation in adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a meta-analysis

Study Age(M ± SD) sample size Measurements of ED ED dimensions design Effect size
[37] 28.52 ± 8.53 54 The Self-report of Emotional Intelligence Test ER Between 0.70
[47] 30.47 ± 9.20 159 DERS Total ED Between 0.92
[46] 33.39 ± 9.4 135 Impulsivity/Emotional Lability scale from the Conners’ CAARS Total ED, ER, NE Between 1.67
[38] 32.27 ± 10.98 514 Emotional Dysregulation Derived from the Wender-Reimherr Adult Attention Deficit Disorder
Rating Scale
Total ED Between
Within
2.04
1.38
[49] 36.29 ± 10.71 105 Impulsivity/Emotional Lability scale from the Conners’ CAARS, DERS Total ED, ER, NE Between 0.85
[40] 33.82 ± 9.90 51 Diagnostic Analysis of Nonverbal Accuracy ER Between 0.30
[41] 23.58 ± 5.31 41 Impulsivity/Emotional Lability scale from the Conners’ CAARS EL, NE Between
Within
0.95
2.10
[50] 34.85 ± 11.20 56 Affect Intensity Measure, Diagnostic Analysis of Nonverbal Accuracy ER Between 0.25
[48] 41.20 ± 11.20 536 Emotional Dysregulation Derived from the Wender-Reimherr Adult Attention Deficit Disorder
Rating Scale
Total ED Within 1.09
[45] 38.14 ± 11.43 198 Affective Lability Scale, Affect Intensity Measure EL, NE Between
Within
0.98
1.31
[43] 35.49 ± 12.86 366 ERS Total ED, EL, NE, ER Between 0.59
[8] 28.76 ± 9.98 88 The Affective Lability Scale-Short Form EL, NE Between 1.87
[44] 28.42 ± 8.78 232 self-report Current Behavior Scale developed by R. Barkley Total ED Between 2.71
  1. ED Emotion Dysregulation, ER Emotion Recognition, EL Emotional Lability, NE Negative Emotions. Between: comparison between ADHD and control group, within: association of ADHD symptoms with emotion dysregulation within the ADHD group