Development of a Face Valid Executive Functioning Task
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|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.
|Observational model||case control|
Meets criteria for definite Parkinson's Disease
- Must be in good health
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
|Official title||Development of a Face Valid Executive Functioning Task|
|Principal investigator||Tamara G Hershey, PhD.|
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