Volume 11, Issue 4 (2-2006)                   IJPCP 2006, 11(4): 435-440 | Back to browse issues page

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Hajebi A, Hakim Shoushtari M, Khajeddin N. The Effect of Parent Management Training for Parents of Preschoolers with ADHD. IJPCP. 2006; 11 (4) :435-440
URL: http://ijpcp.iums.ac.ir/article-1-49-en.html
1- , E-mail: Hadjebi_A_A@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Due to the side effects of therapeutic drugs and their short-lived effects in the treat- ment of ADHD, this study was carried out to assess the efficiency of Parent Management Train- ing for parents of preschoolers with the mentioned disorder, in the decrease in symptoms.

Method: This study was conducted in the children’s psychiatric clinic of IranPsychiatric Hospital from Aban 1381 to Shahrivar 1382. Eighteen preschoolers (12 boys, 6 girls) with ADHD were selected by means of the convenience sampling method. They were then assessed using Conners' Parent Rating Scale (CPRS) and Parent-Child Relationship Scale (PCRS). Results were ana-lyzed with paired sample t-test.

Results: CPRS and PCRS scores showed significant difference before and after behavioral manage- ment training to the parents.

Conclusion: Parent Management Training could be effective in the reduction of symptoms in pre- schoolers with ADHD.

Keywords: Keywords: PMT, ADHD, CPRS, PCRS
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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Psychiatry and Psychology
Received: 2007/02/18

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