Effects of weighted vests on attention, impulse control, and on-task behavior in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

@article{Lin2014EffectsOW,
  title={Effects of weighted vests on attention, impulse control, and on-task behavior in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.},
  author={Hung-Yu Lin and Posen Lee and Wen-Dien Chang and Fu-Yuan Hong},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  year={2014},
  volume={68 2},
  pages={
          149-58
        }
}
  • Hung-Yu Lin, Posen Lee, Fu-Yuan Hong
  • Published 1 March 2014
  • Psychology
  • The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association
OBJECTIVE. In this study, we examined the effectiveness of using weighted vests for improving attention, impulse control, and on-task behavior in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). METHOD. In a randomized, two-period crossover design, 110 children with ADHD were measured using the Conners' Continuous Performance Test-II (CPT-II) task. RESULTS. In the weighted vest condition, the participants did show significant improvement in all three attentional variables of the… 

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