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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
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland Identifier:
First received: July 6, 2011
Last updated: April 5, 2012
Last verified: April 2012

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


Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

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
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01393353

Contact: Peter Fuhr, Prof.

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

No publications provided 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 processed this record on November 24, 2014