Interactive computer-training as a therapeutic tool in Alzheimer's disease.

@article{Hofmann2003InteractiveCA,
  title={Interactive computer-training as a therapeutic tool in Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Marc Hofmann and Alexander Roesler and Wolfram Schwarz and Franz M{\"u}ller-Spahn and Kurt Kr{\"a}uchi and Christoph Hock and Erich Seifritz},
  journal={Comprehensive psychiatry},
  year={2003},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={
          213-9
        }
}
The current study sought to evaluate a novel kind of interactive computer-based cognitive training (ICT) in Alzheimer's disease (AD). AD patients (N = 9), age- and gender-matched patients with a major depressive episode (N = 9), and healthy control subjects (N = 10) were trained to use an ICT program that relates to activities of daily living (ADL). Digital photographs of a shopping route were implemented in a close-to-reality simulation on a computer touch-screen. The task was to find a… CONTINUE READING
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