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ADHD Coaching and College Students

Title: ADHD Coaching and College Students.
Name(s): Reaser, Abigail L. (Abigail Leigh), author
Prevatt, Frances, professor directing dissertation
Taylor, John, outside committee member
Pfeiffer, Steven, committee member
Li, Huijun, committee member
Department of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems, degree granting department
Florida State University, degree granting institution
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Text
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 2008
Publisher: Florida State University
Florida State University
Place of Publication: Tallahassee, Florida
Physical Form: computer
online resource
Extent: 1 online resource
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: The current case study was designed to further the utility of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) coaching for college students. Seven college or graduate students underwent eight weeks of an ADHD coaching intervention, and resulting qualitative data was analyzed by the researcher. Results showed that all participants who completed the coaching process felt ADHD coaching was just as or more beneficial than traditional psychotherapy or medication. Researchers present several sources of data to give evidence toward their conclusions including qualitative assessment techniques and participant questionnaires. Participant characteristics, suggestions for coaching, and limitations of the current study are also discussed. The number of college students with ADHD continues to grow. However, due to a number of challenges they have never faced prior in their academic career, many of these students are unable to complete a post-secondary or graduate degree. Most current psychosocial interventions are not helping college students with ADHD succeed at a desirable rate. ADHD coaching, a fairly novel technique, continues to show promise but further research is needed.
Identifier: FSU_migr_etd-1921 (IID)
Submitted Note: A Dissertation Submitted to the Department of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy.
Degree Awarded: Summer Semester, 2008.
Date of Defense: November 1, 2007.
Keywords: ADHD Coaching, College, Students, Attention Deficit, ADHD
Bibliography Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Advisory committee: Frances Prevatt, Professor Directing Dissertation; John Taylor, Outside Committee Member; Steven Pfeiffer, Committee Member; Huijun Li, Committee Member.
Subject(s): Educational psychology
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