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ERIC Number: EJ1123699
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Jan
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1049-7315
Efficacy of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy with Chinese ADHD Children: Randomized Controlled Trial
Leung, Cynthia; Tsang, Sandra; Ng, Gene S. H.; Choi, S. Y.
Research on Social Work Practice, v27 n1 p36-47 Jan 2017
Purpose: This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) in Chinese children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or ADHD features. Methods: This study adopted a randomized controlled trial design without blinding. Participants were randomized into either the intervention group (n = 32) and offered PCIT by trained PCIT practitioners or the waitlist control group (n = 32) and offered PCIT after the intervention group had completed treatment. Parent participants were requested to complete questionnaires on their children's behavior and their parental stress. PCIT practitioners observed parent-child interactions according to a coding system. Results: Analysis was by intention to treat. The results indicated a significant decrease in child behavior and attention problems, parental stress, and negative parenting practices and an increase in positive parenting practices in the intervention group at postintervention (p = 0.002 in all cases). Conclusion: This study provided promising evidence on the effectiveness of PCIT in Chinese children with ADHD or ADHD features.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Hong Kong
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Eyberg Child Behavior Inventory; Child Behavior Checklist; Parenting Stress Index
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