The research involved a total of 51 children and adolescents of ages 7 to 16.6 years diagnosed with ADHD.
The child was subjected to behavior modification together with medication for the next year with the medication based on the prescription of the doctor.
The behavior treatment was based on the drafts of the doctors and experts with major techniques being punishment and skillful reinforcement.
This research project establishes the use of behavior modification in dealing with ADHD in children. The objective of the article is to offer a description of the process of behavior modification for a child diagnosed with ADHD.
The research involved a child who had not reported positive effects despite undergoing treatment of ADHD using medication.
He asserts that although the pharmacological interventions for children and adolescents with ADHD are effective, the failure to comply with prescribed medication poses a great challenge to children and adolescents.
The objective of the research was to investigate the rate at which the children and adolescents diagnosed with ADHD and involved in the research were able to adhere to prescribed medication.
The behaviors recorded included: obedience to activity rules, daily rates of compliance, interruptions, conduct problems, complaining, negative verbalizations and violation of rules. ADHD: Behavioral, Educational and Medication Interventions. The study was done by Du Paul of Lehigh University Pennsylvania and White of Education Leadership program.
The findings were: The study demonstrates the positive impact of behavior modification on children with ADHD but it is limited in terms of the sample size and the individual differences. The purpose of the report is to provide a guideline to educators on ways of dealing with children with ADHD.
The purpose was to evaluate the effectiveness of behavioral treatment for children suffering from ADHD.
The research study involved the manipulation of the presence of behavioral treatment for four children of ages 11 to 12 years.