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Working Memory Training in Young ADHD Children

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dorine Slaats, Radboud University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00819611
First received: January 8, 2009
Last updated: January 9, 2014
Last verified: January 2014

January 8, 2009
January 9, 2014
June 2009
May 2013   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
ADHD criteria according to the DSM-IV-TR rated by the investigator [ Time Frame: 7 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00819611 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
Neurocognitive performance and electrocortical activity [ Time Frame: 7 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
Not Provided
Not Provided
 
Working Memory Training in Young ADHD Children
Working Memory Training: A Randomised Controlled Treatment Study in Young ADHD Children

The purpose of this study is to investigate whether working memory training improves behavioral symptoms, neurocognitive performance, and neural functioning in young children with ADHD.

Not Provided
Interventional
Phase 4
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Attention Deficit Disorder With Hyperactivity
  • Behavioral: Cogmed Working memory training
    15 minutes of working memory training, 5 days a week for a period of 5 weeks
    Other Name: Cogmed Working memory training
  • Behavioral: Control version of Cogmed working memory training
    15 minutes of 'sham' working memory training, 5 days a week for a period of 5 weeks
    Other Name: Control version of Cogmed working memory training
  • Experimental: Working memory training
    Intervention: Behavioral: Cogmed Working memory training
  • Sham Comparator: Control version of working memory training
    Intervention: Behavioral: Control version of Cogmed working memory training

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
51
December 2013
May 2013   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age between 4 years/6 months and 7 years/4 months
  • Diagnosis ADHD, classified by the DSM-IV (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 2000)
  • A full scale IQ >= 80
  • Psychopharmaca- naïve or -free
  • Access to a PC with Windows Vista or Windows XP with internet connection and speakers at home

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Currently intensive (i.e. weekly) individual or group psychotherapy
  • Regular use of medication
  • Diagnosis of one or more of the following comorbid psychiatric disorders: Major depression, Bipolar disorder, Psychotic disorder, Chronically motor tic disorder or Gilles de la Tourette, Conduct disorder, any other autism spectrum disorder except for Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS), Eating disorders, Anxiety disorders
  • Neurological disorders (e.g. epilepsy) currently or in the past
  • Cardiovascular disease currently or in the past
  • Serious motor or perceptual handicap
  • Participation in another clinical trial simultaneously
  • Educational level and/ or socio-economic situation that makes it unlikely for the family to fulfil this study
Both
54 Months to 88 Months
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Netherlands
 
NCT00819611
WM01022009, RN000142
No
Dorine Slaats, Radboud University
Radboud University
Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research
Principal Investigator: Dorine Slaats-Willemse, PhD Karakter University Centre for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Nijmegen
Radboud University
January 2014

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