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Indianapolis, Indiana 46202


Purpose:

The purpose of this study is to examine a web-based training program for treating emotional problems in people who have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI).


Study summary:

This is a pilot study to examine how subjects with TBI feel about the virtual reality program as a treatment and to assess the effectiveness of the virtual reality program at increasing subjects' awareness and understanding of emotions.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - TBI (injury due to an external physical force); - Moderate to severe TBI, defined either by74 Glasgow Coma Score at time of injury (≤12), or post-traumatic amnesia (≥1 day), or loss of consciousness (≥30 minutes); - ≥1 year post-injury; - between 18-65 years old; - Have a moderate to high alexithymia score (≥52) on the TAS-2070 at screening. Exclusion criteria: - Diagnosed with pre-morbid neurological disorders (e.g. stroke, autism, alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease); - Formerly diagnosed with a developmental disability; - Pre-morbid diagnosis of major psychiatric disorders (e.g. schizophrenia); - Unable to follow directions; - Uncorrected visual or hearing impairments that would prevent sufficient task participation; - No access to reliable transportation.


NCT ID:

NCT02432300


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Dawn Neumann, PhD
Indiana University


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Indianapolis, Indiana 46202
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: November 18, 2019

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