outcomes at one year, but not at two months, and we found them at two months,” he added.
The study was conducted by monitoring and evaluating the results of a group of parents and children who were part of a special intervention program.
This program provides separate small-group sessions for parents and children where parents learn how to best respond to their children’s behavior and children learn anger management, emotional awareness, emotion regulation and appropriate social behaviors, the study authors said.
Therapists worked with 99 kids aged 4 to 6 who were diagnosed with hyperactive/impulsive or combined types of ADHD. Those with only attention issues were excluded from the study.
Beauchaine explained that the children chosen for this study were in the top 2 percent of those who displayed ADHD behavioral issues. Seventy-six percent were boys.
Often, he noted, these children have strained relationships with their parents, peers, and teachers.
“We taught parents to use better discipline practices, as these parents tend to