نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی
1 کارشناس ارشد، گروه روانشناسی، واحد آیتالله آملی، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی، آمل، ایران.
2 کارشناس ارشد، گروه روانشناسی، واحد ساری، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی، ساری، ایران.
3 استادیار، گروه آسیبشناختی روانشناسی فرهنگی، مرکز پژوهشی علوم روانشناختی فارابی، مازندران، ایران.
عنوان مقاله [English]
Introduction: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder causes a defect in psychological nerve function. Thus, the present study aims to investigate the effect of training mental rehabilitation techniques on the psychological nerve function in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Materials and Methods: The present study was a quasi-experimental with a pretest/posttest and a control group. The statistical population included all students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder aged 7-9 in 2020 referred to the Education Counseling Clinic of District 1 of Gorgan. Later, 30 children were selected by the available method and were randomly assigned to two groups. The children's symptom inventory and the Wisconsin Card Classification Test were used. On children in the test group, the intervention program was performed in 8 sessions of 1 hour per week. No intervention was performed for the control group. Univar ate analysis of covariance was used to analyze the collected data.
Results: The results showed that mean and standard deviation of the pretest and posttest of the test group were 22.84±2.58 and 29.45±3.69, and also mean and standard deviation of the pretest and posttest of the control group were 22.71±2.41 and 22.94±2.77. Further, training of mental rehabilitation techniques affected the psychological nerve function of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (p<0.001).
Conclusion: Due to the effectiveness of training mental retraining techniques on improving the psychological nerve function, this method can be used as an effective treatment by therapists to improve the neurological function of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.