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The Effectiveness of Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Decreasing High Risk Behaviors Among Students Suffering From Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder

Nasser Sobhi Gharamaleki 1 , Saeed Pourabdol 2 , * , Ramin Saravani 3 and Shahzad Saravani 4
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1 Department of Psychology, Faculty of Educational Sciences and Psychology, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Ardabil, Iran
2 Department of Psychology, Faculty of Human Sciences, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran
3 Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Research Center, School of Medicine, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran
4 Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities, Islamic Azad University of Qom, Qom, Iran
Article information
  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: January 2017, 19 (1); e5703
  • Published Online: January 16, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: February 14, 2016
  • Revised: June 3, 2016
  • Accepted: January 9, 2017
  • DOI: 10.17795/zjrms-5703

To Cite: Sobhi Gharamaleki N, Pourabdol S, Saravani R, Saravani S. The Effectiveness of Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Decreasing High Risk Behaviors Among Students Suffering From Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2017 ; 19(1):e5703. doi: 10.17795/zjrms-5703.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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