Childhood Executive Functioning Inventory

Adult Executive Functioning Inventory

Teenage Executive Functioning Inventory


The CHEXI, the ADEXI and the TEXI have been used in several scientific studies, of which several of them can be downloaded from the links below. If you conduct research using either these instruments, we would be most interested in reading your publication, and also provide a link to it in the reference list below.



» Tsai, C-L., Thorell, L.B., Sui, A.F., Hsu, Y-H, & Lin, H-L. (2020). Taiwanese Traditional-Chinese Childhood Executive Functioning Inventory: Revision, Investigation of Psychometric Properties, and Establishing of Norms, Psychological Testing, 67, 119-143

» Sjöwall, D. & Thorell, L.B Sjöwall, D. & Thorell, L.B. (2019), A critical appraisal of the role of neuropsychological deficits in preschool ADHD, Child Neuropsychology, 25, 60-80


» Camerota, M., Willoughby, MT, Kuhn, LJ, & Blair, CB (2018). The Childhood Executive Functioning Inventory (CHEXI): Factor structure, measurement invariance, and correlates in US preschoolers, Child Neuropsychology, 24, 322-337


» Catale, C., Meulemans, T., & Thorell, L. B. (2015). The Childhood Executive Function Inventory (CHEXI): Confirmatory Factorial analyses and cross-cultural clinical validity in a sample of 8–11 years old Children. Journal of Attention Disorders, 19, 489-495


» Thorell, L. B., & Catale, C. (2014). The Assessment of Executive Functioning Using the Childhood Executive Functioning Inventory (CHEXI). In Handbook of Executive Functioning (pp. 359-366). Springer New York.


» Thorell, L. B., Veleiro, A., Siu, A. F., & Mohammadi, H. (2013). Examining the relation between ratings of executive functioning and academic achievement: Findings from a cross-cultural study. Child Neuropsychology, 19, 630-638.


» Thorell, L.B., Eninger, L., Brocki, K.C., & Bohlin, G. (2010). Childhood Executive Functioning Inventory (CHEXI): A promising Measure for Identifying Young Children with ADHD? Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 32, 38-43.


» Thorell, L.B., & Nyberg, L. (2008). The Childhood Executive Functioning Inventory (CHEXI): A new rating instrument for parents and teachers, Developmental Neuropsychology, 33, 526-552.




» Holst, Y. & Thorell, L.B. (in press). Functional Impairments Among Adults with ADHD: A Comparison with Adults with Other Psychiatric Disorders and Links to Executive Deficits, Applied Neuropsychology: Adult

» Sjöwall, D., & , Thorell, L.B. (in press). Neuropsychological deficits in relation to ADHD symptoms, quality of life and daily life functioning in young adulthood. Applied Neuropsychology: Adult


» Thorell, L.B., Holst, Y., & Sjöwall, D. (2019). Quality of Life in Older Adults with ADHD: Links to ADHD Symptom Levels and Executive Functioning Deficits, Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, 73, 409-416

» Holst, Y. & Thorell, L.B. (2018). Adult Executive Functioning Inventory (ADEXI): Validity, Reliability, and Relations to ADHD. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 27:e1567

» Thorell, L.B.,Holst, Y., Christiansen, H., Beilunga, D., Kooij, S., & Sjöwall, D. (2017) Neuropsychological Deficits in Adults Age 60 and Above with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. European Psychiatry, 45,90-96



» Thorell, L.B., Lazarević, N., Milovanović, I. & Bugarski Ignjatović, V. (in press). Psychometric properties of the Teenage Executive Functioning Inventory (TEXI): A freely available questionnaire for assessing executive function deficits in adolescents, Child Neuropsychology