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:: Volume 18, Issue 2 (6-2016) ::
J Gorgan Univ Med Sci 2016, 18(2): 91-96 Back to browse issues page
Effectiveness of rhythmic games on social skills of children with attention deficit hyperactive disorder
Soleimany Adriany S * 1, Sadeghi Hosnije AH2 , Zerehpoush A3 , Rabie M4 , Abedi A5 , Esmaeeli S6
1- M.A in Psychology, Department of Psychology, Khorasgan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran , so.soleimany@yahoo.com
2- M.A in Counseling, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
3- M.A in Psychology, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
4- Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
5- Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Psychologic and Education Scinece, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
6- M.A in Psychology, University of Shahid Beheshti, Isfahan, Iran
Abstract:   (11232 Views)

Background and Objective: Attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) is commnest psychological disorders in children. This study was done to evaluate the effectiveness of rhythmic games on social skills of children with ADHD.

Methods: In this quasi -experimental study with pretest, post test and follow up with control group, 30 boys student with ADHD were non-randomly divided into the two groups. Conners rating scale and social skills checklist were used.

Results: Social skills significantly increased in ADHD students and this effectiveness continued in follow up stage (P<0.05).

Conclusion: Play therapy is effective on social skills of children with ADHD.

Keywords: Attention deficit hyperactive disorder, Social skills, Rhythmic games
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Soleimany Adriany S, Sadeghi Hosnije AH, Zerehpoush A, Rabie M, Abedi A, Esmaeeli S. Effectiveness of rhythmic games on social skills of children with attention deficit hyperactive disorder. J Gorgan Univ Med Sci 2016; 18 (2) :91-96
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