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Computer-Based Training for Mild Alzheimer's Disease

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
University of California, San Francisco
Information provided by:
Posit Science Corporation
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00319891
First received: April 27, 2006
Last updated: May 13, 2013
Last verified: May 2013

April 27, 2006
May 13, 2013
September 2004
October 2006   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • The primary objective of this trial will be to assess the feasibility of using computer-based
  • cognitive training in an a population with early Alzheimer's Disease.
Same as current
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  • A standardized set of neuropsychological assessments will be conducted pre- and post-
  • compuer-based training.
Same as current
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Computer-Based Training for Mild Alzheimer's Disease
Computer-Based Training for Mild Cognitive Impairment and Mild Alzheimer's Disease

The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the effects of computer-based training program ("HiFi-AD") on the memory and cognitive abilities of individuals diagnosed with mild Alzheimer's Disease (AD).

The purpose of this study is to determine the extent to which computer-based cognitive remediation improves cognitive functions using standardized neuropsychological assessments relevant to AD; 2) the acceptability and feasibility of using computer-based cognitive remediation in an AD population.

Interventional
Phase 1
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Alzheimer's Disease
Procedure: Computer-based Cognitive Training
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Completed
6
October 2006
October 2006   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Fluent in English.
  • Mini-Mental Status Examination (MMSE) score of 22 or higher.
  • Adequate visual capacity.
  • Adequate hearing capacity.
  • Has a caregiver with some computer experience.
  • Willing and able to commit to the time requirement of the entire study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Clinically significant cerebrovascular disease.
  • Participant is planning to begin acetylcholinesterase inhibitor (AChEI) therapy.
  • Participants with severe tremor.
  • Axis 1 or 2 psychiatric disorders.
  • History of substance abuse.
  • History of head trauma.
Both
60 Years to 90 Years
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT00319891
OUT-109-2005
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Posit Science Corporation
University of California, San Francisco
Principal Investigator: Joel Kramer, PsyD University of California, San Francisco
Principal Investigator: Kristine Yaffe, MD University of California, San Francisco
Posit Science Corporation
May 2013

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