International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Understanding and Management of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Psychological Case Study
Dr Asma Perveen, Dr Fauziah binti Mohd Sa'ad

This case study examines the importance of psychological assessment and interventions to handle impulsivity and inattention behavior of 8 years old boy. Case study finds are based on clinical interview, family sessions, teachers recommendation plans, psychological assessment, and individual intervention plans. The child attended the sessions for 12 weeks. The interventions have a significant effect on the behavior outcome and family understanding about the child, emotional, cognitive and social issues. Child behavior was significantly improved in the classroom by engaging in activities and providing positive verbal support and appreciation by teachers. Study shows the significant importance of psychological management to manage childhood problems. The early detection of issues and management can help the children to learn effectively in school and society. The implications of the study are important for healthy development and early childhood education.

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