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Effectiveness of Psycho - Educational Intervention on the Rate of Attention of Preschool Children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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The aim of this research was to investigating the effectiveness of psycho-educational interventions on the Rate of attention of preschool children with attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Statistical population included all Preschool boys with ADHD in Isfahan city, Iran during 2011-2012. The sample of this research was 30 children with ADHD Symptoms. To select this sample, multi-stage random sampling was employed. Then these 30 pre-schoolers were randomly assigned in two groups, (15 children in the experimental group and 15 children in the control group). Research method was experimental with pre and post test design. Research tool, was parent’s Conner’s questionnaire and clinical interview. Psycho-educational interventions as independent variable was performed on experimental group. Data was analyzed by analysis of Covariance. The results showed that the Psycho - Educational interventions is effective on the rate of attention of preschool children with ADHD (p < 0/001). Therefore, psycho-educational intervention is one of appropriate approach for improvement of attention in children with ADHD.

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Periodical:
International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences (Volume 24)
Pages:
52-57
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M. Malekpour and M. Shooshtari, "Effectiveness of Psycho - Educational Intervention on the Rate of Attention of Preschool Children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)", International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Vol. 24, pp. 52-57, 2014
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March 2014
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