A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Behavior Therapy in-Terms of Reduction of Attention Deficit among the School Children with Attention Deficit Disorder Studying in Selected Schools at MaduraiJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 7)
Publication Date: 2021-07-15
Authors : A. Jeya Vanitha;
Page : 652-654
Keywords : Effectiveness; behavior therapy; attention deficit disorder; school children;
An experimental study was conducted with the aim to reduction of attention deficit among the school children with attention deficit disorder to evaluate the effectiveness of behavior therapy. Design: The research design used in this study is nonequivalent control group Pre-Test and Post-Test quasi experimental study. Setting: This study was conducted in government schools at Madurai. Subject: about 60 school children. Methods: the method like structured questionnaire regarding attention deficit disorder among school children and followed by behavior therapy. Result: The study revealed that the mean pre test attention deficit score of the experimental group 31.03, after using behavior therapy, the post test attention deficit score of the experimental group 17.23. The difference between two mean is due to the effect of behavior therapy. The mean post test attention deficit score of experimental group (17.63) was significant lesser than the mean pre test attention deficit score (31.03). The obtained ?t? value (t = 9.95) was significant at 0.05 level. The above findings supports the research hypothesis. There was significant association between the mean difference on attention deficit score of the school children with attention deficit disorder and their selected variables such as sex.
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