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A Trial of Computer-based Attention-training Systems in Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) (CATS)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Tufts Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00956605
First received: August 7, 2009
Last updated: August 10, 2009
Last verified: August 2009

August 7, 2009
August 10, 2009
May 2006
June 2007   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Changes in ADHD symptoms as reported by caregivers and teachers were measured at enrollment pre-intervention, and then again immediately post-intervention [ Time Frame: Assessments were administered at enrollment in May-June 2006, and then immediately post-intervention after the 3 month intervention. ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
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A Trial of Computer-based Attention-training Systems in Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
A Randomized Trial of Computer-based Attention-training Systems With and Without Neurofeedback in Children With ADHD

This study examines the efficacy of two computer-based training systems to teach children with ADHD to attend more effectively.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Behavioral: Computer attention training systems for children with ADHD
Computer attention training systems for children with ADHD, one with and one without EEG-biofeedback, were delivered via approximately 20 sessions to the participants
  • Experimental: EEG biofeedback intervention
    Intervention: Behavioral: Computer attention training systems for children with ADHD
  • Active Comparator: Non EEG biofeedback computerized attention training
    Intervention: Behavioral: Computer attention training systems for children with ADHD
  • No Intervention: waitlist control
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
35
June 2007
June 2007   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • child in 6th, 7th or 8th grade
  • a diagnosis of ADHD (any subtype) per report of the child's physician
  • academic achievement at grade level
  • ability to read in English sufficiently to complete assessments and intervention protocols

Exclusion Criteria:

  • coexisting diagnosis of conduct disorder, pervasive developmental disorder, or other serious mental illness (e.g., bipolar disorder, psychosis)
Both
10 Years to 15 Years
Yes
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United States
 
NCT00956605
7703
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Robert Bloomberg, Tufts Medical Center
Tufts Medical Center
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Principal Investigator: Naomi Steiner, MD Tufts Medical Center / Tufts University
Tufts Medical Center
August 2009

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