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Attachment Competences in Children With ADHD During the Social-Skills Training and Attachment (SOSTRA) Randomized Clinical Trial

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  • Ole Jakob Storebø
  • Maria Skoog
  • Pernille Darling Rasmussen
  • Per Winkel
  • Christian Gluud
  • Jesper Pedersen
  • Per Hove Thomsen
  • Simonsen, Erik

Objective: To investigate the effects of social-skills training and a parental training program on children with ADHD as measured by the children's attachment competences. Method: The SOSTRA trial is a randomized, parallel-group, outcome-assessor-blinded, superiority trial evaluating 8 weeks social-skills training and parental training plus standard treatment versus standard treatment alone for 8- to 12-year old children with ADHD. Results: There were no significant differences in attachment competences at 6 months between the experimental (n = 25) and the control (n = 22) groups (odds ratio = 1.06, 95% confidence interval = [0.31, 3.58], p = .91). In total, 17 children (36%) changed their entry status, 1 (2%) from secure to insecure attachment, while 16 (34%) changed from insecure to secure attachment. Conclusion: The experimental treatment does not seem to affect attachment competences compared with standard treatment alone. Children in the SOSTRA trial improved their attachment competences significantly at 6-month follow-up.

OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftJournal of Attention Disorders
Vol/bind19
Udgave nummer10
Sider (fra-til)865-871
Antal sider7
ISSN1087-0547
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2015

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