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ERIC Number: EJ866915
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
ISSN: ISSN-1087-0547
Cultural Structures of the Persian Parents' Ratings of ADHD
Ghanizadeh, Ahmad; Jafari, Peyman
Journal of Attention Disorders, v13 n4 p369-373 2010
Objective: The objective was to study the cultural structure of Farsi-speaking parents' ratings with diagnostic definitions of ADHD. Method: The children with ADHD and their parents were interviewed. The parents rated their children on the Farsi-speaking parents' ADHD rating questionnaire. Results: The principal components analysis extracted the two factors of inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity. The items "often has trouble playing or enjoying leisure activities quietly," "Is often "on the go" or often acts as if "driven by a motor,"" and "Often talks excessively" were loaded on the impulsivity, not the hyperactivity factor. Conclusion: The Farsi version of the items of the DSM-IV ADHD criteria consisted of two separate factors of hyperactivity-impulsivity and inattentiveness. In addition, the factor of hyperactivity-impulsivity consisted of two separate factors of hyperactivity and impulsivity. There are some differences in the items loading from previous studies in other cultures. (Contains 4 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Iran