The effectiveness of discipline training on improving the academic performance of students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder


  • Zeinab Abedi 1. Graduated with a master's degree in educational psychology, Islamic Azad University, Arak branch



Discipline training, academic performance, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder


The current research was conducted with the aim of the effectiveness of discipline training on improving the academic performance of students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Research method: It was a semi-experiment with a pre-test-post-test design with an experimental group and a control group. The statistical population included 340 fourth, fifth and sixth-grade students of Sama girls' primary school in Arak City in the academic year of 2019-2019. The statistical sample includes 30 students with this disorder who were selected by purposeful sampling and were randomly divided into two groups of 15 people, test and control. Students participated in 20 discipline training sessions. To collect information, the questionnaire "Diagnostic Standard of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Savari, 2013)" and "Executive Academic Performance Questionnaire at School (Teachers and School Counselors 2019-2019)" were used. Data were analyzed by one-way analysis of the co-variance test. The findings of the research showed that in the post-test, there is a significant difference between the scores of the experimental and control groups in the academic performance score of homework completion, equipment management, time management, and homework planning. The results of the one-way covariance analysis showed that discipline training was effective in improving the academic performance of students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder


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Abedi, Z. (2023). The effectiveness of discipline training on improving the academic performance of students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. International Journal of New Findings in Health and Educational Sciences (IJHES), 1(3), 67–75.




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