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1- Department of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Faculty of Humanities, Khatam University, Tehran, Iran.
2- Department of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Faculty of Humanities, Khatam University, Tehran, Iran. , anna_khodabakhshi@yahoo.com
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Background and Aim Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) with hyperactivity is one of the behavioral disorders in childhood and adolescence. The mobile health is an economical, available, and useful tool for training the mothers with ODD and hyperactive child. The research aimed to examine the effectiveness of parent training behavioral management program by mobile health to mothers to reduce oppositional and aggression symptoms in children with ODD and hyperactivity.
Methods and Materials The method of this research was a single case experiment by the A-B model. The participants of this study ranged from 7 to 12 years old children and their mothers in Tehran who referred to Rooyesh-e-Talaee Institute and diagnosed with ODD and hyperactivity in 2018. Four children and their mothers were selected with simple random sampling. The intervention implemented in ten 60- 90-minute sessions. For data analysis using the charts, improve percent, and RCI.
Ethical Considerations The Research Ethics Committee of Khatam University, Iran approved this study (Code: Kh.96.S.100.3123).
Results Children with ODD and hyperactivity showed improvement in comparison with baseline measures. The overall improvement in their defiant was 61.43% and in aggression was 55.33%, and the RCI was higher than 1.96 for all three children. The results showed that the two hypotheses were clinically significant.
Conclusion The mobile health training with its related apps was a useful, low cost, available, and suitable method for mothers with ODD and hyperactive children. It can also be complementary to counseling services for mothers with the ODD and hyperactive children. Besides, this technology can be helpful for the country's health system and sustainable health development.
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Type of Study: Original Atricle | Subject: General
Received: 2019/04/27 | Accepted: 2019/07/6

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