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ERIC Number: EJ848196
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1184-0412
The Efficacy of Parent Training Programs for ADHD Children: A Fifteen-Year Review
Kohut, Kandace S.; Andrews, Jac
Developmental Disabilities Bulletin, v32 n2 p155-172 2004
This article reviews ten studies using parent training as a treatment approach for ADHD children. Six elements of research methods are considered: (1) type of parent training program; (2) parental psychopathological assessment; (3) parental involvement; (4) setting of treatment; (5) medication usage; and, (6) follow-up analysis. The studies were obtained through a computerized search of PsychINFO and Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection. Although parent training appears to be an effective treatment approach for ADHD children, the investigation revealed that all six elements of the research methods are in need of improvement. Suggestions for future research in this area are provided.
J.P. Das Developmental Disabilities Centre. 6-102 Education North, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB T6G 2G5, Canada. Tel: 780-492-4505; Fax: 780-492-1318; Web site: http://www.ualberta.ca/~jpdasddc/bulletin/index.html
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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