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Effectiveness of tricks for cognitive management of children (TAMESHK) on behavioral dimensions of executive functions in children at risk for ADHD symptoms

Journal: Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry (Vol.5, No. 4)

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Page : 14-28

Keywords : executive functions; children; attention deficit hyperactivity disorder;

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Introduction: executive functions have dificts in attention deficit- hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) children. Aim: The aim of this study is to evaluate effects of TAMESHK on executive functions of children with ADHD symptoms. Method: This is an experimental study. Society includes 4-7 years old children with ADHD symptoms in Tehran in 2015-16 and among them 30 children randomly were selected. Instruments were ADHD symptom checklist and behavioral rating inventory of executive function. Repeated measure analysis of variance was used to analyze data. Results: Results showed that the TAMESHK training was effective in improving executive functions (P=0.05) and reducing ADD symptoms (P=0.001) and effectiveness was permanent in 2 month follow-up. Conclusion: TAMESHK training could be used as an effective way in decreasing cognitive deficits in children at risk for ADHD symptoms.

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