Comparison Between Two Continuous Performance Tests for Identifying ADHD: Traditional vs. Virtual Reality
Total CE Credit Hours: 1
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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.
Intl Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 18 2018
Celestino Rodriguez, PhD; Debora Areces, PhD; Trinidad Garcia, PhD; Marisol Cueli, PhD; Paloma Gonzalez-Castro, PhD
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.
Describe the clinical characteristics of ADHD.
Discuss the use of Continuous Performance Tests (CPT) to diagnose ADHD.
Identify the salient results and limitations of the present study.
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