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Saheban F, Amiri S, Kajbaf M B, Abedi A. The Efficacy of Short-Term Executive Functions Training on the Reduction of Symptoms of Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity of Elementary Boy Students in Esfahan Metropolitan Area. Advances in Cognitive Sciences 2010; 12 (1) :52-58
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1- Isfahan University, Isfahan, Iran.
Abstract:   (2536 Views)
Objective: The aim of investigation was to examine the The efficacy of executive functions training on the decrease of symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Method: 40, elementary students (10 students in attention deficit group, 10 students in hyperactive group, 10 students in attention deficit control group, 10 students in hyperactive control group) with attention deficit hyperactive disorder utilizing a random selection sampling. The instrument included DSM-IV ADHD Symptom on the ADHD Checklist.
Result: The efficacy of training on the symptoms of attention deficit and hyperactivity student is significant.
Conclusion: executive functions training along with other treatment can be affective in decreasing the symptoms of attention deficit and hyperactivity.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2009/11/22 | Accepted: 2010/01/21 | Published: 2010/03/21

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