Distracted Driving in Teens With and Without Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.

@article{Stavrinos2015DistractedDI,
  title={Distracted Driving in Teens With and Without Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.},
  author={Despina Stavrinos and Annie A. Garner and Crystal A. Franklin and Haley D Johnson and Sharon C. Welburn and Russell Lee Griffin and Andrea T. Underhill and Philip Russ Fine},
  journal={Journal of pediatric nursing},
  year={2015},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={
          e183-91
        }
}
OBJECTIVE This study is among the first to examine the effect of talking on a cell phone or text messaging while driving in teens with and without attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). METHOD Teens (average age 17years) with a diagnosis of ADHD (N=16) were matched with typically developing controls (N=18). All participants operated a driving simulator while (1) conversing on a cell phone, (2) text messaging, and (3) with no distraction during a baseline condition. Six indicators of… CONTINUE READING
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