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Ghorbani M, Khalilian R. Effects of Mindfulness Training on Working Memory and Behavioral Inhibition for Adults with Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity. Advances in Cognitive Science. 2016; 18 (3) :90-100
URL: http://icssjournal.ir/article-1-507-en.html
1- Department of Psychology, Payam Noor University, Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran.
2- MA The Islamic Azad University of Najafabad, Isfahan, Iran.
Abstract:   (249 Views)
Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of the mindfulness training on working memory and behavioral inhibition in adults with attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder.
Method: The design of this research was quasi experiment. For this, 28 undergraduate male students of Najafabad University were selected through convenience sampling and randomly divided in two groups. The N-BACK tests to measure working memory and GO/NOGO test was used to assess behavioral inhibition. Experimental group received 8 group sessions weekly and control group did not have any treatment. Data were analyzed in covariance by using SPSS16 software.
Results: The covariance analysis was run and results showed that mindfulness training increased behavioral inhibition (p≤0/01). Also mindfulness training had no effect on working memory (p>0/05).
Conclusion: In general, mindfulness training can be considered as an effective intervention in adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/11/28 | Accepted: 2017/11/28 | Published: 2017/11/28

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