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Zare H, Najafi A, Sharifi A A, Sharif-Alhoseini M. The Effectiveness of Cognitive Rehabilitation on Attention and Problem Solving of Children with Traumatic Brain Injury.. Journal of Cognitive Psychology. 2019; 6 (4) :47-58
URL: http://jcp.khu.ac.ir/article-1-3081-en.html
Payam Noor University, Tehran jonoob branch , azadeh.najafi2014@gmail.com
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of cognitive rehabilitation on the attention and problem solving of children with traumatic brain injury. The Method was A semi-experimental pre-test post-test study was performedwith a one month follow-up period. 30 children from 9 to 15 years old (12 girls and 18 boys) were selected by random sampling from all children with traumatic brain injury in the academic year of 2017-18 in Tehran, and divided into two groups of 15 subjects and control were distributed.To measure dependent variables, namely selective attention, sustained attention, and problem solving, Stroop software tests, continuous performance, and Tower of London have been used. The experimental group after the implementation of the cognitive empowerment (12 sessions 45 minutes) and dropping to 13 and the control group eventually decreased to 13 people. Data were analyzed by mixed analysis of variance (2×3) model with using SPSS-22 software.
The results of mixed analysis of variance (2×3) showed a significant difference between the means of namely selective attention, sustained attention, and problem solving in experimental and waiting- list control groups.
Moreover, the post-test and follow-up scores in the experimental group was not satistically different. So cognitive rehabilitation have significant effect on selective attention, sustained attention, and problem solving in children with traumatic brain injury and it can be used as an effective and helpful method to improve attention and problem solving of these patients.
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/04/19 | Accepted: 2019/09/7 | Published: 2020/02/3

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