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Table 2 Groups of items of the Pediatric Adverse Event Rating Scale (PAERS) used to assess emotional well-being

From: Emotional well-being in children and adolescents treated with atomoxetine for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: Findings from a patient, parent and physician perspective using items from the pediatric adverse event rating scale (PAERS)

Item No. Item Groups
Items relating to depressed mood
8 Feeling withdrawn or numb
32 Sad or low mood/unhappy
39 Not interested/no enthusiasm
Items relating to self-harm
20 Trying to hurt him or her self
43 Thinking about or wanting to hurt self
Items relating to irritability/aggression
16 Nervous, tense, or uptight
26 Feeling restless or keyed up
42 Angry or irritable/in a bad mood
Item relating to drowsiness
37 Drowsy or "out of it"
Item relating to euphoria
38 Unusually good mood/super happy