Meta-cognitive Functional Intervention for Adults With ADHD: A Pilot Efficacy Study

H

Hadassah Medical Center

Status

Completed

Conditions

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Treatments

Behavioral: Cog-Fun - A

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT02681575
0658-15-HMO

Details and patient eligibility

About

The purpose of this study is to examine the initial efficacy of a psycho-social, metacognitive-functional intervention for Adults (Cog-Fun - A) with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It is hypothesized that participants in the Cog-Fun - A intervention will demonstrate improvements in measures of executive functioning, occupational performance and quality of life.

Full description

The Cog-Fun - A is a structured occupational therapy intervention for promoting self management in adults with ADHD. The protocol comprises three central treatment modules: Adaptive self awareness, executive strategies and skill implementation and multi-context transfer of strategies and skills. The intervention is administered by occupational therapists on an individual basis, once a week, over 3-4 months. 20 participants will be recruited through community advertising. Sample size was determined based on expected moderate effect sizes. Data will be collected at the onset and completion of the intervention. Data will be analysed using quantitative and qualitative methods. Adverse events if occur will be reported to supervising psychiatrist and the Helsinki Committee.

Enrollment

14 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18 to 65 years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • ADHD diagnosed by certified medical practitioner
  • Adult ADHD Self Report Scale (ASRS) score above cutoff
  • BRIEF-A score above cutoff

Exclusion criteria

  • Diagnoses of severe neurological or psychiatric health condition.
  • Instability in pharmacological treatment
  • Brief Symptom Inventory (BSI) above cutoff according to Israeli adult norms

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

N/A

Interventional model

Single Group Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

14 participants in 1 patient group

Cog-Fun A
Experimental group
Description:
Metacognitive-Functional occupational therapy intervention (Cog-Fun - A) includes enhancing self awareness in occupational context, acquiring executive strategies and skills and implementation across multiple occupational domains.
Treatment:
Behavioral: Cog-Fun - A

Trial contacts and locations

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