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Sattari M, Hosseini S A, Rassafiani M, Mahmoudi Gharaei M J, Biglarian A, Tarkesh Esfahani N. Prevalence of Comorbidity Behavioral Disorders in Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity . jrehab. 2017; 18 (1) :25-32
URL: http://rehabilitationj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-1529-en.html
1- Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Paramedical & Health, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran.
2- Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran. , alihosse@gmail.com
3- Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
4- Department of Psychology, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
5- Department of Biostatistics, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
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Objective Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most common psychiatric disorders among children referred to treatment centers that caused problems in their personal and social lives. Thus, this study aimed to investigate the prevalence of behavioral problems in children with ADHD.
Methods & Materials This descriptive-analytical study included 278 children (aged 7-11 years) with ADHD who were referred to the Children's Medical Center and Clinic of Psychiatry, Atiyeh during 30-03-2012 to 20-04-2012. The behavioral problems of children who were diagnosed with ADHD by psychiatrists were assessed using Child Symptom Inventory (CSI-4). SPSS19 was used to describe and analyze data.
Results Based on the results, most visitors were boys, and AD in the girls and combined ADHD in the boys had the highest frequency. No significant relationship was found between gender and type of disorder. Most of the children reported only one behavioral disorder such as confrontational behavior, specific phobia, generalized anxiety disorder, separation anxiety and dysthymia.
Conclusion The prevalence of inventory disorders in the three types of ADHD varied according to age and sex. Statistically significant differences were observed between the three types of ADHD, confrontational disorder (4000.0), and anxiety (0.02).

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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Clinical Psycology
Received: 19/10/2016 | Accepted: 29/01/2017 | Published: 1/04/2017

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