Treatment of Aphasia

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Department of Veterans Affairs
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01163461
First received: July 14, 2010
Last updated: October 16, 2013
Last verified: October 2013
  Purpose

This is a behavioral speech therapy trial for individuals who have suffered a stroke on the left side of the brain and have difficulty speaking. The name of this disorder is called 'aphasia'. Individuals who participate in this study will receive 60 hours of therapy for free (2 hours/day, 5 days/week, 6 weeks).


Condition Intervention Phase
Aphasia
Behavioral: speech therapy
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Real Word Effects in Phonological Treatment for Word Retrieval

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Department of Veterans Affairs:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • speech production [ Time Frame: 3 months post treatment termination ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 28
Study Start Date: September 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 2013
Primary Completion Date: June 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Arm 1 Behavioral: speech therapy
individuals will receive 60 hours of behavioral speech therapy

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • left hemisphere stroke
  • monolingual English speaking
  • right handed
  • presence of aphasia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • preexisting neurological condition
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01163461

Locations
United States, Washington
VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98108
Sponsors and Collaborators
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Diane L Kendall, PhD VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Department of Veterans Affairs
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01163461     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C6572-R
Study First Received: July 14, 2010
Last Updated: October 16, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Aphasia
Speech Disorders
Language Disorders
Communication Disorders
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 17, 2014