[Computer-assisted cognitive training of schizophrenic patients. Use of evaluation outcome for developing an individualized training method].

@article{GeibelJakobs1998ComputerassistedCT,
  title={[Computer-assisted cognitive training of schizophrenic patients. Use of evaluation outcome for developing an individualized training method].},
  author={M Geibel-Jakobs and Rainer Olbrich},
  journal={Psychiatrische Praxis},
  year={1998},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={111-6}
}
The paper deals with the evaluation of a computer-based cognitive group training programme for schizophrenic patients. The evaluation of the training results of 100 patients who participated in an earlier training scheme showed ceiling effects in up to 46% of the cases. In the remaining cases the improvements varied in a wide range between 1.6 and 20%. These results implied that the training had to be adapted more closely to the specific needs of the individual patient. To this end we developed… CONTINUE READING