Summary of the Systematic Review
The Incredible Years® Programs for ADHD in Young Children: A Critical Review of the Evidence
Murray, D. W., Lawrence, J. R., et al. (2018).
Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 26(4), 195-208.
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Indicators of Review Quality
- Yes The review states a clearly focused question/aim.
- Yes Criteria for inclusion of studies are provided.
- No Search strategy described in sufficient detail for replication.
- Yes Included studies are assessed for study quality.
- Yes Quality assessments are reproducible.
- Yes Characteristics of the included studies are provided.
This is a systematic review of randomized controlled trials investigating The Incredible Years ® Programs in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
This review aimed to:
- determine the effectiveness of The Incredible Years ® Programs for young children with ADHD; and
- identify the impact of the intervention on ADHD behaviors in young children with conduct problems or at-risk for general behavior difficulties.
Young children with ADHD, ages 3 to 8 years
The Incredible Years ® Programs
Number of Studies Included
11 studies within 17 publications
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Conclusions from This Systematic Review
What are Conclusions?
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Results indicated that the Incredible Years® Basic Parent Program could be considered probably efficacious for young children at-risk for ADHD and suggested positive support for enhancing the social skills and peer interactions of children with ADHD.