عنوان مقاله [English]
The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of parent-child communication package with parent-child interaction therapy on Affective/Behavioral Disorders and sustainability in children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This study was of quasi-experimental one-subject design. In this study, 12 measurements (4 times as baseline, 4 times during treatment and 4 times as follow-up) were performed. The statistical population included all children with ADHD in Isfahan City in 1400. From among mothers of 6-12-years-old children with ADHD referred to Isfahan Health Centers with their children, 6 mothers and children (12 individuals) were selected by purposive sampling method and randomly divided into closed parent-child communication package group and parent-child interaction therapy group. The tools included Achenbach Child Behavior Inventory (EBPL) and the Child Sustainability and Perseverance Scale (PS). The intervention was then administered for 11 sessions of parent-child communication package for the first group and 12 sessions of parent-child interaction therapy for the second group. In this research, data effect coefficients was used, and the ups and downs of the dependent variable were considered as the basis for judging the amount of change. Data were analyzed using SPSS22 software. Results showed that parent-child communication package and parent-child interaction therapy had no effect on internalizing and externalizing disorders in children with ADHD, but the parent-child interaction package and parent-child interaction therapy were effective on the sustainability of children from 6 to 12 years-old with ADHD. Based on the results, only the parent-child communication package had lasting effects. Therefore, the parent-child communication package can play an important role in sustained recovery in children with ADHD from 6 to 12 years-old.