Volume 23, Issue 104 (9-2013)                   J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci 2013, 23(104): 12-18 | Back to browse issues page

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Shafaat A, Tirgari-Seraj A, Daneshpoor S M M, Hajian M, Khademloo M. Prevalence of Attention Deficit Hyper Activity Disorder in High-School Students of Sari, Iran. J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci 2013; 23 (104) :12-18
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Background and purpose: Attention deficit hyper activity disorder (ADHD) is a serious disorder for childhood and adolescents that disables and retards the patient in social relationship. This research aimed to determine the prevalence of ADHD in High-School Students of Sari, Iran. Materials and methods: In this cross-sectional description-analytical study, the study population was 14-17 years old students of high-schools in Sari town. The data-collection tool was Conners parent questionnaire completed by the students’ parent after sending their home. The collected data were analyzed using SPSS software. Results: The mean age of the cases was 15.8 ± 2.1 years. The prevalence of the ADHD prevalence was 14.2% the prevalence in boys was more but the difference was not significant. Conclusion: Considering the prevalence of ADHD in Sari, the screening, treatment and follow-up programs should be planned to improve the situation.
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