This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition parkinson's disease
Sponsor Washington University School of Medicine
Collaborator American Parkinson's Disease Association, Inc
Start date September 2004
End date September 2009
Trial size 20 participants
Trial identifier NCT00918112, 04-0841


The purpose of this study is to develop a task to measure executive thinking skills that can be performed in a laboratory setting, but has clear parallels to the thinking demands of real life situations, and can be administered to patients such as those with Parkinson's who have difficulty moving.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Observational model case control
Time perspective prospective
Meets criteria for definite Parkinson's Disease
- Must be in good health

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 20 years up to 70 years old.

Brief Inclusion Criteria Parkinson's Disease (PD) group: - Must have definite PD - have clear benefit from levodopa Brief Exclusion Criteria PD Group and Control: - Hx of stroke - Head injury - Visual loss

Additional Information

Official title Development of a Face Valid Executive Functioning Task
Principal investigator Tamara G Hershey, PhD.
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in January 2016.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Washington University School of Medicine.