Cognitive Stimulation Program in AIDS
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00619567|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 21, 2008
Last Update Posted : December 10, 2013
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|HIV Infections||Behavioral: Smartbrain||Phase 1|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||60 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Pilot Study of an Internet-Based Cognitive Stimulation Program in AIDS|
|Study Start Date :||September 2007|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||January 2010|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||January 2010|
Experimental: Cognitive Stimulation
Subjects will be given Internet access to the Smartbrain cognitive stimulation program. They will complete exercises for ~30 minutes, at least three times per week, for a period of 24 weeks.
The initial session will be set for 10 minutes, with weekly increases (of 10 minutes) to a maximum of 30 minutes per day, 7 days a week. Each subject will be trained using the same modules of the Smartbrain protocol, with an emphasis on speed of information processing.
Other Name: Cognitive stimulation
No Intervention: Control
These individuals will receive "usual care" during the 24 week follow-up period.
- Global Impairment Rating from battery of neuropsychological tests. [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]
- Change in perceived quality of life using MOS/HIV [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00619567
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh|
|Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15213|
|Principal Investigator:||James T. Becker, Ph.D.||University of Pittsburgh|