Cognitive Training in Parkinson's Disease

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified April 2012 by University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01393353
First received: July 6, 2011
Last updated: April 5, 2012
Last verified: April 2012
  Purpose

The study evaluates a computerized cognitive therapy in patients with Parkinson's disease who have a mild cognitive impairment or mild dementia. The control group is "trained" using Nintendo Wii. The main outcome parameter is a neuropsychological evaluation.


Condition Intervention
Mental Competence
Other: Cognitive Training
Other: computer game

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Computerized, Multidimensional and Disease Specific Training of Cognition in Patients With M. Parkinson

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Neuropsychological parameters: Tests of episodic memory, working memory, executive functions, visio-construction [ Time Frame: Neuropsychological assessment immediatly before and after the training and 6 month later ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Neuropychological tests: MMS, Clock drawing test, Boston Naming Test, Calculating, Semantic Fluency, Phonematic Fluency, California Verbal Learning Test, Corsi Block Tapping Test, Trail Making Test, Digit Span, Testbatterie zur Aufmerksamkeitsprüfung (Altertness, Working Memory, Divided Attention, Flexibility), Wisconsin Card Sorting Test, Apraxias, 5 Points Test, Mosaik Test


Study Start Date: May 2011
Arms Assigned Interventions
Sham Comparator: Computer game Other: computer game
Experimental: Cognitive Training with Cogniplus Other: Cognitive Training

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Parkinson's disease and MCI or mild dementia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Moderate or severe dementia, other pathologies of the brain, physical conditions that prevent the participation, unsufficient knowledge of german, pregnancy
  Contacts and Locations
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Contacts
Contact: Peter Fuhr, Prof. FuhrP@uhbs.ch

Locations
Switzerland
University Hospital Basel Recruiting
Basel, Switzerland, 4031
Contact: Peter Fuhr, Prof    +41 (0) 61 2652525      
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Peter Fuhr, Prof. University Hospital Basel, Neurology
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01393353     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: UHBS
Study First Received: July 6, 2011
Last Updated: April 5, 2012
Health Authority: Switzerland: Swissmedic

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Parkinson Disease
Parkinsonian Disorders
Basal Ganglia Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Movement Disorders
Neurodegenerative Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 01, 2014