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ADHD - Voice Analysis, Vocal Acoustic Biomarkers in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

2014-08-27 03:14:33 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to detect specific vocal acoustic patterns in the voice of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) patients.

Description

This project aims to develop an objective diagnostic instrument for ADHD through an automatic voice-analysis system, which uses as input the natural speech of the participants. The underlying voice-analysis procedure was developed by J. Langner at Humboldt University of Berlin (Langner 2003). It ignores the semantic content of spoken words and extracts prosodic and sound features from the speech.

Aims of the study:

- deliver optimized multivariate logistic regression models of prosodic and sound properties of speech for ADHD.

- observe sensitivity and specificity of the voice-analysis procedure.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Location

Center for ADHD Research, Department of Psychiatry, Charite - University Medicine
Berlin
Germany
14050

Status

Recruiting

Source

Charite University, Berlin, Germany

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:33-0400

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