Training-induced Cerebral Reorganization in Schizophrenia
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00695708|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 12, 2008
Last Update Posted : April 13, 2010
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Schizophrenia||Behavioral: Brain Fitness Program Behavioral: Cogpack||Not Applicable|
Impairment in cognitive functions is one of the main symptoms in schizophrenia and is currently one of the challenges in the treatment of the disease.
In this study we compare effects of two computer-aided training programs. One focused on auditory perception and processing as a basic ability underlying higher order information processing.
The other training involves a variability of cognitive abilities.
Both trainings are computer-aided and time-intensive, including up to twenty sessions within four weeks.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||60 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||Training-induced Cerebral Reorganization in Schizophrenia|
|Study Start Date :||January 2008|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||June 2009|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||January 2010|
20 schizophrenic patients
Behavioral: Brain Fitness Program
Computer-aided cognitive program designed for intensive training of auditory perception, memory and attention
Active Comparator: CP
19 schizophrenic patients
Computer-aided cognitive program for cognitive abilities
No Intervention: HCG
20 healthy age and sex matched subjects
- Event related potential MEG, test scores in word fluency and verbal learning tasks [ Time Frame: pre and post intervention ]
- Symptom severity, GAF score [ Time Frame: pre and post intervention ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00695708
|University of Konstanz|
|Konstanz, Baden Württenberg, Germany, 78457|
|Study Chair:||Brigitte Rockstroh, Prof. Dr.||University of Konstanz, Department of Psychology|