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JOEC 2019, 18(3): 117-130 Back to browse issues page
The Effictiveness of Cognitive Rehabilitation Program Based on Prospective Memory on the Behavioral Problems and Executive Functions of Attention in Children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Hadis Musazadeh Dr *, Ali Akbar Arjmandnia Dr, Gholam Ali Afrooz Dr, Bagher Ghobari-Bonab Dr
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Objective: Present study was aimed to determine the effectiveness of cognitive rehabilitation program based on prospective memory on the behavioral problems and executive functions of attention in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Methods: The present research was a semi-experimental study with pre-test, post-test design and control group. The participants were 32 girl children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder from schools in Kermanshah city using convenient method. Subjects were divided into experimental and control groups, each group consisting of 16 children. The experimental group received 18 sessions of cognitive rehabilitation program based on prospective memory, while the control group did not. The instruments were Rutter child behavior questionnaire and Stroop color-word test. Data were analyzed by MANCOVA. Findings: The results showed that cognitive rehabilitation program based on prospective memory had a significant effect on the behavioral problems and executive functions of attention in subjects (P<0.0001). Conclusion: According to the findings, cognitive rehabilitation program based on prospective memory improved behavioral problems and executive functions of attention in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. So, this program can be used to improve behavioral problems and executive functions of attention of these children and planning for providing of cognitive rehabilitation program based on prospective memory for them have particular importance.
Keywords: Cognitive rehabilitation, Prospective memory, Attention, Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/03/20 | Accepted: 2018/12/6 | Published: 2019/03/18
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musazadeh H, Arjmandnia A A, Afrooz G A, Ghobari-Bonab B. The Effictiveness of Cognitive Rehabilitation Program Based on Prospective Memory on the Behavioral Problems and Executive Functions of Attention in Children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. JOEC. 2019; 18 (3) :117-130
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