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Trastorno por déficit de atención con hiperactividad: intervención psicopedagógica

Psicothema, ISSN 0214-9915, Vol. 16, Nº. 3, 2004, pags. 408-414
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ABSTRACT Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a psychopedagogical intervention. The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of a cognitive-behavioural intervention among a sample of students diagnosed with ADHD, belonging to three public and five semi-public Primary Education Schools within the province of Granada. In order to carry out this research several evaluation test were administered to evaluate inhibitory control, motor-perceptive control, memory and attention, considered those as the core features of ADHD, at family and school settings. The intervention consisted of instructing parents and teachers as well as providing training to students. The results show that significant improvement was obtained by students at both family and school settings El propósito del estudio fue determinar el impacto de una intervención cognitivo-conductual sobre una muestra de alumnos diagnosticados con TDAH pertenecientes a ocho centros de enseñanza tres públicos y cinco concertados de Educación Primaria de la Provincia de Granada. Para llevar a cabo el estudio, se utilizaron diversas pruebas con las que se evaluó el control inhibitorio, el control perceptivomotor, la memoria y la atención, consideradas como las manifestaciones más comunes del TDAH, en el contexto familiar y escolar. La intervención se basó en la formación de padres y docentes, así como en un posterior entrenamiento específico y directo sobre el alumnado. Los resultados de la intervención, muestran que se han producido mejoras significativas en las conductas problema que presentaban los alumnos, tanto en el contexto familiar como escolar.

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