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Birmingham, Alabama 35294


The goal of this study is to conduct a small, self-contained project to test the hypothesis that tDCS will augment SOP cognitive remediation therapy (CRT) in older HIV+ adults. The investigators will randomly assign 60 HIV+ older adults (i.e., ≥ 50 years old) to 10-hours in either a SOP CRT + sham tDCS condition (n=30) or SOP CRT + active tDCS condition (n=30) and examine neurocognitive functioning at baseline and 6 weeks post-intervention. Hypothesis 1: The SOP CRT + active tDCS condition will show larger proximal (i.e., SOP) gains than the SOP CRT + sham tDCS condition. Hypothesis 2: The active tDCS condition will demonstrate generalization to secondary neurocognitive domains compared to the sham tDCS condition.


Inclusion Criteria: - HIV+ - Aged 50 and older - Patient at University HIV/AIDS Clinic Exclusion Criteria: - Not homeless - Not blind or deaf - No significant neuromedical issues (e.g., schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, stroke, epilepsy or history of seizures) - No pacemaker or other biomedical devices or metal implants - No untreated hypertension - Not undergoing chemo or radiation - No head injury with LOC greater than 30 mins



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Principal Investigator
Pariya L Fazeli, PhD
University of Alabama at Birmingham

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Birmingham, Alabama 35294
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: November 18, 2019

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