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Publicado: 2022-02-28

The role of executive functions in anxiety management of children with ADHD

N.C.S.R. "Demokritos", Greece
N.C.S.R. Demokritos, Greece
executive functions, ADHD, anxiety management, test anxiety, cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness practices, martial arts


Anxiety is a particular form of emotional distress which is frequently experienced by students with LD. Research has indicated that high levels of anxiety have negative effects on performance on cognitive and academic tasks. Also, findings suggest that children with LD and ADHD present cognitive and neuropsychological deficits. Cognitive behavioral therapy combined with martial arts training is an effective intervention for youth with ADHD symptoms as well as youth with high levels of anxiety.


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Zografou, M., & Drigas, A. (2022). The role of executive functions in anxiety management of children with ADHD. Scientific Electronic Archives, 15(3).