The Effectiveness of Mindfulness Training on Promoting Attention in Children with Attention Deficit -Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Document Type : Research Paper



The purpose of Study was  the Effectiveness of Mindfulness on Attention in Attention Deficit/ Hyperactive Disorder children. The design of the study was quasi–experimental, and of pretest- posttest with control group .The statistical population comprised between 9-12 children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) The research sample consisted of 30 child  that were selected by the available sampling method and randomly assigned to experimental and control groups. Integrated visual and auditory ( IVA ) and Persian paper and pencil Cognitive Assessment Package( PCAP) scales were used. The experimental groups received  eight 90 minutes sessions of mindfulness  training each week while the control group received no specific intervention. After 8 weeks The results indicate that mindfulness training on Attention of children with ADHD was effective and children of experimental group Showed significant increasing in visual and auditory attention and response control increased significantly. 


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