Volume 25, Issue 1 (4-2015)                   J Holist Nurs Midwifery 2015, 25(1): 35-44 | Back to browse issues page

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Kouchakzadeh Talami S, Namazi A, Zarkesh M. Symptoms Related to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder among Preschool Children based on parents report . J Holist Nurs Midwifery. 2015; 25 (1) :35-44
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Introduction: Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurological problems throughout childhood. All symptoms start from preschool age, consequently delay on treatment could create sever complications.

Objective: This study has planned to determine ADHD symptoms among preschool children based on rate of recurrence by parents report.

Methods: this cross-sectional study were carried out for 8 months on 300 children at age of 3-6 years old who referred to children’s clinic in 17 shahrivar hospital in Rasht. Data collection were carried out using Pavuluri,s questionnaire method which contained two section, in the first section, demographic information of the patients and family , in the second section, children’s symptoms were recorded. Date analysis performed via descriptive and analytic, x2 and t-student.

Results: In the present study the Age’s distribution were between 3-6 years old which 60.3% of the symptoms were found among 5 year old children. The boys (58.3%) were highest participant. Frequency of ADHD was 67.3%. The most symptoms reported by parents were producing high sound in the play field and jump in middle of conversation and intervention in other children play field. Statistical communication was significant, between age (P=0.004) and father education level (p=0.001) and between birth number (p=0.001), sex (p=0.001) and family’s money rate (p=0.05) with frequency ADHD. Communication wasn’t between age and mother education, job, parent relative, breast feeding during.

Conclusion: According to the results of this study and rate of recurrences of the symptoms of ADHD between children, holding training sessions for parents and teachers is essential.

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Article Type : Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/03/9 | Accepted: 2015/03/9 | Published: 2015/03/9

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