Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation to Enhance Cognition in Mild Cognitive Impairment

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified July 2012 by The University of New South Wales
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The University of New South Wales
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01653431
First received: July 30, 2012
Last updated: August 16, 2013
Last verified: July 2012

July 30, 2012
August 16, 2013
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December 2016   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
California Verbal Learning Test II
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Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation to Enhance Cognition in Mild Cognitive Impairment
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The study will examine whether the effects of computerized brain training are enhanced when training is combined with mild brain stimulation in patients with mild cognitive impairment. We hypothesize that this combination will produce greater improvements in cognitive functioning than computerized brain training alone.

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Interventional
Phase 1
Phase 2
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor)
Mild Cognitive Impairment
Device: Transcranial direct current stimulation
  • Experimental: Transcranial direct current stimulation
    Intervention: Device: Transcranial direct current stimulation
  • Sham Comparator: Sham transcranial direct current stimulation
    Intervention: Device: Transcranial direct current stimulation
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruiting
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December 2016   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Aged 60 - 80 years.
  • Meet diagnostic criteria for amnestic mild cognitive impairment.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Inability to provide informed consent.
  • Concurrent medication likely to affect mental performance.
  • Current substance use or dependence in last 3 months.
  • Current active psychiatric or neurological condition
Both
60 Years to 85 Years
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Contact: Donel M Martin, PhD 61 2 9382 9261 donel.martin@unsw.edu.au
Australia
 
NCT01653431
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The University of New South Wales
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The University of New South Wales
July 2012

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