Comparison Between Two Continuous Performance Tests for Identifying ADHD: Traditional vs. Virtual Reality

About the Course:

ADHD is a common disorder affecting upwards of 7% of the school-aged children. While the use of questionnaires, combined with a detailed clinical interview, is one of the most common ways of diagnosing the condition, using questionnaires as the primary diagnostic tool is ripe for clinical inaccuracies. The use of Continuous Performance Tests (CPTs) has been shown to provide a more objective assessment, but these have inherent limitations as well. This article presents research on an innovative assessment approach utilizing virtual reality.

Publication Date:

Intl Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 18 2018

Authors

Celestino Rodriguez, PhD
Debora Areces, PhD
Trinidad Garcia, PhD
Marisol Cueli, PhD
Paloma Gonzalez-Castro, PhD

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and addiction counselors who seek knowledge about identifying ADHD. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the clinical characteristics of ADHD.

  2. Discuss the use of Continuous Performance Tests (CPT) to diagnose ADHD.

  3. Identify the salient results and limitations of the present study.

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Course Number: 102324
Credit Hours: 1cr
Exam Fee: $6.97
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