Emotional and Behavioural Problems in School Going Children With ADHD
Keywords:ADHD, Emotional Disturbance, Behaviour Problem, Disobedience, Irritability, Lack of social skills, Low Self-esteem, Anxiety
AbstractThe present study aimed at studying the emotional and behavioural problems in school going children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. It was a cross sectional study and 40 school going children with ADHD were included in this study by using purposive sampling technique. The children were screened by using Diagnostic Test of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (DT-ADHD) and Malin’s Intelligence Scale for Indian Children (MISIC) for ADHD and average intelligence respectively. Revised Behaviour Problem Checklist and Emotional Disturbance Decision Tree were used to evaluate behavioural and emotional problems. SPSS 26 was used for analysis purpose. The result showed that the school going children with ADHD were having behavioural and emotional problems like bragging and boasting, attention seeking behaviour, disruptive and annoying behaviour, irritability and temper tantrum, engagement in fights, disobedience, rejection of team activities, inability to build and maintain relationship, hostility in interactions, lack of social problem solving skills, age-inappropriate behaviour, lack of coping skills, feeling of being rejected or unwanted, mood instability, low self-esteem, anxiety and nervousness etc.
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Ranjita Kumari, & Masroor Jahan. (2022). Emotional and Behavioural Problems in School Going Children With ADHD. International Journal of Indian Psychȯlogy, 9(2). https://doi.org/10.25215/0902.060
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