Door Opening Task

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Door Opening Task

The Door Opening Task developed by Matthys et al (1998).
Duration: 5 minutes
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Matthys, W., Goozen, S. H. M., Vries, H. ., Cohen-Kettenis, P. T., & Engeland, H. . (July 01, 1998). The Dominance of Behavioural Activation over Behavioural Inhibition in Conduct Disordered Boys with or without Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 39, 5, 643-651.

Matthys, W., van, G. S. H., Snoek, H., & van, E. H. (January 01, 2004). Response perseveration and sensitivity to reward and punishment in boys with oppositional defiant disorder. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 13, 6, 362-4.

van, B. I., Matthys, W., van, G. S. H., & van, E. H. (January 01, 2005). Prediction of adolescent outcome in children with disruptive behaviour disorders--a study of neurobiological, psychological and family factors. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 14, 3, 153-63.

Nederkoorn, C., Braet, C. Van Eijs, Y., Tanghe, A., & Jansen, A. (2006). Why obese children cannont resist food: The role of impulsivity. Eating Behaviors, 7, 315-322.

Verbeken, S., Braet, C., Claus, L., Nederkoorn, C., & Oosterlaan, J. (September 01, 2009). Childhood Obesity and Impulsivity: An Investigation with Performance-based Measures. Behaviour Change, 26, 3, 153-167.