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Comparison of checking behavior in adults with or without checking symptom of obsessive-compulsive disorder using a novel computer-based measure.

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Kim, K; Roh, D; Kim, C-H; Cha, KR; Rosenthal, MZ; Kim, SI
Published in: Comput Methods Programs Biomed
October 2012

Easy to administer behavioral measures of checking are needed to improve the assessment of this hallmark feature of OCD. We recently developed a new computer-based behavioral assessment of OCD in a previous study. As a follow-up experiment for this method, the goal of this study was to examine whether the new computer-based behavioral assessment would be capable of differentiating behaviors in adults with OCD characterized by checking behavior from those without checking behavior. We compared 22 OCD patients with compulsive checking behaviors (OCD checkers), 17 OCD controls without checking behavior (OCD controls), and 31 healthy controls (HCs) on a novel computer-based behavioral measure of checking behavior. Despite similar levels of successfully completed tasks, OCD checkers demonstrated longer duration of checking behaviors than OCD controls or HCs. Interestingly, no differences were found between OCD controls and HCs in any of the dependent variables. Our new behavioral measure offers a novel, objective, and ecologically valid measure of checking behaviors in a sample of adults with OCD.

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Published In

Comput Methods Programs Biomed

DOI

EISSN

1872-7565

Publication Date

October 2012

Volume

108

Issue

1

Start / End Page

434 / 441

Location

Ireland

Related Subject Headings

  • User-Computer Interface
  • Obsessive Behavior
  • Medical Informatics
  • Humans
  • Computer Simulation
  • 4603 Computer vision and multimedia computation
  • 4601 Applied computing
  • 4003 Biomedical engineering
  • 0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • 0903 Biomedical Engineering
 

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Kim, K., Roh, D., Kim, C.-H., Cha, K. R., Rosenthal, M. Z., & Kim, S. I. (2012). Comparison of checking behavior in adults with or without checking symptom of obsessive-compulsive disorder using a novel computer-based measure. Comput Methods Programs Biomed, 108(1), 434–441. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmpb.2012.03.014
Kim, Kwanguk, Daeyoung Roh, Chan-Hyung Kim, Kyung Ryeol Cha, M Zachary Rosenthal, and Sun I. Kim. “Comparison of checking behavior in adults with or without checking symptom of obsessive-compulsive disorder using a novel computer-based measure.Comput Methods Programs Biomed 108, no. 1 (October 2012): 434–41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmpb.2012.03.014.
Kim K, Roh D, Kim C-H, Cha KR, Rosenthal MZ, Kim SI. Comparison of checking behavior in adults with or without checking symptom of obsessive-compulsive disorder using a novel computer-based measure. Comput Methods Programs Biomed. 2012 Oct;108(1):434–41.
Kim, Kwanguk, et al. “Comparison of checking behavior in adults with or without checking symptom of obsessive-compulsive disorder using a novel computer-based measure.Comput Methods Programs Biomed, vol. 108, no. 1, Oct. 2012, pp. 434–41. Pubmed, doi:10.1016/j.cmpb.2012.03.014.
Kim K, Roh D, Kim C-H, Cha KR, Rosenthal MZ, Kim SI. Comparison of checking behavior in adults with or without checking symptom of obsessive-compulsive disorder using a novel computer-based measure. Comput Methods Programs Biomed. 2012 Oct;108(1):434–441.
Journal cover image

Published In

Comput Methods Programs Biomed

DOI

EISSN

1872-7565

Publication Date

October 2012

Volume

108

Issue

1

Start / End Page

434 / 441

Location

Ireland

Related Subject Headings

  • User-Computer Interface
  • Obsessive Behavior
  • Medical Informatics
  • Humans
  • Computer Simulation
  • 4603 Computer vision and multimedia computation
  • 4601 Applied computing
  • 4003 Biomedical engineering
  • 0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • 0903 Biomedical Engineering