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Alaghband-Rad J, Moemeni F. The Association Between Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Learning Disorder in Boys Aged 7-12 Years Old.. IJPCP 2000; 6 (2 and 3) :32-37
URL: http://ijpcp.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1834-en.html
1- head of the department of child and adolescents psychiatry
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  Objectives: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) along with Learning Disorder (LD) is one of the most important child and adolescent psychiatric disorder. They are most often seen comorbidly in patients. Our study seeks to examine the relationship between ADHD and LD in our sample. Method: Thirty boys suffering from ADHD, as diagnosed by certified child and adolescent psychiatrists using the DSM-IV criteria, were compared with a control group of 30 healthy subjects matched for age as well as socioeconomic characteristics. Relevant items from Canner's Rating Scale (Parent form) were used to assess learning disorders in the subjects. Research data were analyzed using statistical descriptive methods and t-test. Results: findings showed that 13 (43.3%) patients with ADHD and 3 (9.96%) of normal controls suffered from LD. The difference between these two groups were statistically significant .

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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Psychiatry and Psychology
Received: 2013/01/21 | Published: 2000/12/15

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