Effects of computer base of attention training on sustain attention performance in children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

S. Bakhshi*, E. Pishyareh, F. Behnia, V. Nejati
Tehran, Iran

The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of computer-based attention training in children with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder.

Eighteen children with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder were selected by multi-stage cluster random sampling from Tehran psychiatry and occupational therapy clinics. Children in experiment group received ten 1 h sessions computerized attention training while the control waiting list group did not received any treatment.
Before and after training all participants assessed with continuous performance test and parent form of conner’s rating scale.

Results showed significant improvement in sustained attention performance (p=0/000) and impulsivity (0/021) in the experiment group. Mean reaction time did not show any significance alterations. Also significant improvements were seen in conner’s total score (p=0/000), learning problems subscale (p=0/003) and, hyperactivity index

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