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Working memory is frequently impaired after traumatic brain injury (TBI). The present study aimed to investigate working memory deficits in patients with diffuse axonal injury and to determine the contribution of cerebral activation dysfunctions to them. Eighteen patients with severe TBI and 14 healthy controls matched for age and gender were included in(More)
INTRODUCTION Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) may have an impairment in their decision-making. Altered decision making is a known cause of functional impairment in daily living activities and in the patient's autonomy, negatively contributing to their quality of life. OBJECTIVE The current study assessed the decision-making capacity of patients with(More)
INTRODUCTION Patients with moderate or severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) may show impairment in decision- making processes. The Iowa Gambling Task (IGT) has become a widely used neuropsychological research tool to investigate decision-making by simulating real-life decision-making in terms of uncertainty, reward, and punishment. OBJECTIVE Investigate(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess whether, following a right-hemisphere stroke, the combined administration of computer-based cognitive rehabilitation and right hemifield eye-patching in patients with visuo-spatial neglect is more effective than computer-based cognitive rehabilitation alone. METHODS Twelve patients were randomized into two treatment groups: a single(More)
BACKGROUND Visuo-spatial neglect predicts longer hospitalization, poorer recovery of motor skills and greater functional limitation. The aim of the present study was to analyze whether the combined administration of computerized cognitive rehabilitation with right hemifield eye-patching in patients with left spatial neglect following a right hemisphere(More)
resumen objetivo: Realizar una revisión descriptiva sobre la heminegligencia visuo-espacial asocia-da a accidentes cerebro-vasculares. se abordan los aspectos clínicos y teóricos más relevantes, así como las diferentes técnicas de interven-ción utilizadas actualmente. Desarrollo: La he-minegligencia visuo-espacial es un déficit neu-ropsicológico multimodal(More)
INTRODUCTION Persons who have suffered brain damage can experience a wide range of cognitive, behavioural and emotional disorders. However, neuropsychological rehabilitation usually focuses, almost exclusively, on the cognitive deficits and pays very little attention to the emotional challenges associated with the psychological impact of the lesion. It is(More)
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