Surveying the Role of Positive and Negative Affection and Selective Processing of Information in Children with Conduct Disorder and Normal Kids
AbstractThis study is one of the semi-empirical and causative-comparative researches in order to compare the positive and negative affection and orientation of attention or selective processing in kids with conduct disorder and normal kids. Of the kids who referred to psychiatric clinics and psychiatric service centers in the city of Nishabur, 50 kids with conduct disorder(Based on the diagnostic interview based on DSM-IV and interviews with KSADS) by reachable convenience samplingand they have been selected voluntarily. Normal samples were selected from students of Nishabur city’s school by the multistage cluster. Positive and negative affection questionnaires, attention orientation, Stroop test and Recognition test in order of data collecting, was used. Data were analyzed using the T test in independent groups. Results was shown that between kids with conduct disorder and normal kids by positive and negative affection and attention orientation or selective processing of information it was a meaningful difference. (p<0.05)
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