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Speed of Processing Training to Improve Cognition in Traumatic Brain Injury and Mild Cognitive Impairment

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Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : December 25, 2013
Last Update Posted : July 2, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Nancy Chiaravalloti, Kessler Foundation

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this research study is to investigate the effectiveness of a technique designed to improve processing speed (i.e. the amount of time it takes to process information) in a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) population. The study is designed to study how well this technique can help people with TBI increase their processing speed and their ability to function better in everyday life.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Traumatic Brain Injury Mild Cognitive Impairment Behavioral: Speed of Processing Training Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 80 participants
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Speed of Processing Training to Improve Cognition in Traumatic Brain Injury and Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Study Start Date : December 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2017
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2017

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Computerized Tests Behavioral: Speed of Processing Training

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Improving Processing Speed [ Time Frame: 6-months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 59 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • diagnosis of Traumatic Brain Injury or Mild cognitive impairment
  • Fluent in English
  • processing speed impairment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • prior stroke or neurological disease
  • currently taking steroids and/or benzodiazepines
  • history of significant pyschiatric illness (for example, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or pyschosis) or a current diagnosis of Major Depressive Disorder, Schizophrenia, Epilepsy, Bipolar Disorder
  • significant alcohol or drug abuse history

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02020564

United States, New Jersey
Kessler Foundation Research Center Recruiting
West Orange, New Jersey, United States, 07052
Contact: Belinda Washington, B.A.    973-324-3528   
Principal Investigator: Nancy Chiaravalloti, PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Kessler Foundation

Responsible Party: Nancy Chiaravalloti, Director, Neuropsychology & Neuroscience; Director, Traumatic Brain Injury Research, Kessler Foundation Identifier: NCT02020564     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: R-755-12
First Posted: December 25, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 2, 2017
Last Verified: June 2017

Keywords provided by Nancy Chiaravalloti, Kessler Foundation:
Processing Speed
Traumatic Brain Injury
Mild Cognitive Impairment

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Brain Injuries, Traumatic
Wounds and Injuries
Brain Injuries
Cognitive Dysfunction
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Craniocerebral Trauma
Trauma, Nervous System
Cognition Disorders
Neurocognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders
Central Nervous System Stimulants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Dopamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Adrenergic Agents
Adrenergic Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors