Psychometric assessment using classic neuropsychological and virtual reality based test: A study in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Schizophrenic patients

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Abstract

Assessment of neurocognitive functioning is a critical task in clinical settings. In many disorders, cognitive impairment precedes the onset of behavioral Symptoms, and cognitive decline is a major factor contributing to functional disability. The purpose of the current study was to evaluate the executive functions through neuropsychological battery and a Virtual Version of the Multiple Errands Test (V-MET) in a virtual supermarket. The study population included three groups: 10 patients affected by Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD); 10 Schizophrenic patients; 10 healthy Controls. The results showed presence of difficulties in clinical samples. By contrast,controls have higher level of efficiency and better performance The correlation across the two assessment support the validity of V-Met, as a neurocognitive assessment.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2014

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  • Computer Networks and Communications

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