MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 292, 201923rd International Conference on Circuits, Systems, Communications and Computers (CSCC 2019)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Circuits and Systems|
|Published online||24 September 2019|
Use of Virtual Reality for the Therapy of Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Tomas Bata University - Faculty of Applied Informatics, Nad Stranemi 4511, Zlin, 760 05, Czech Republic
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The subject of this article is to find out if there is any possibility that virtual reality (VR) can help to heal the people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The aim of the suggested and realized pre-research was to find out if it is possible to help children to deal with ADHD. We organized a pre-research with the use of Samsung Gear VR device on a small sample of examined respondents with ADHD. Initial results are obtained from questionnaire method of a specialized test SNAP-IV. Table shows improvement of mental state of respondents in case of use new modern VR methods. Treatment of ADHD is often difficult, take a lot of time and it is performed mostly with pharmaceuticals or hypnotic sleep medications. This pre-research presents a method that could speed up therapy and also reduce the use of pills which is very important. Discussion and evaluation of the pre-research are included.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2019
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