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Mental Disability Clinical Trials

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Found (16) clinical trials

Effectiveness of Video Based Games on Upper Extremity Functions in Mild Mental Retardation Diagnosed Cases

For the study group, in addition to fine motor skills activities, 20 min. Leap-Motion virtual reality games, and for the control group only fine motor skill activities will be applied. The study will last 8 weeks, 2 times a week for a total of 16 sessions.The games that Fizyosoft has ...

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Weight Management for Adolescents With IDD

Rates of obesity and obesity related chronic health conditions are higher in adolescents with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) than those in the general population. Many of the negative health consequences observed in obese adults are already present in obese adolescents with IDD. This study is a 3 group randomized ...

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"Cognitus & Moi": a New Cognitive Remediation Tool

Cognitus & ME is a remediation program focused on attentional functions and visuospatial, to limit the presence of behavioral disorders among children with intellectual disabilities.The main objective is to validate the effectiveness of Cognitus & ME program on behavioral disorders in children with intellectual disabilities (with or without autism spectrum ...

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Building Community Capacity for Disability Prevention for Minority Elders (Positive Minds - Strong Bodies)

The researchers have partnered with 5 community-based organizations and 2 clinics, each of whom will recruit 60 elder participants to be randomized into either the intervention (CBT+exercise) or control (enhanced usual care) groups. Each participant randomized into the intervention group will receive 10 sessions of individual CBT for depression and ...

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Dialectical Behaviour Group Therapy for Adults With Intellectual Disabilities

1.2 Introduction This pilot intervention attempts to deliver and evaluate an adapted Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) in group format. It is hypothesized that the strategies taught through this adapted modality will increase adults with dual diagnosis skills in managing difficult situations and their emotional reactions, thereby decreasing risk of crisis ...

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Effects of Social Gaze Training on Brain and Behavior in Fragile X Syndrome

The purpose of the study is to evaluate a 2-3 day treatment probe targeted to improving social gaze behavior in children with fragile X syndrome (FXS). The investigators will use the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to shape appropriate social skills. Importantly, the investigators propose to examine the effects ...


Augmentative and Alternative Communication in Games With Virtual Reality in Intellectual Disabilities

Background: Games using motion capture from webcam have become increasingly popular. A population that lacks much stimulus in the teaching-learning process has under-explored the benefits of this kind of games: The Intellectually Disabled. The aim of this study is to analyse the effectiveness of games with virtual reality in the ...

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Down Syndrome Memantine Follow-up Study

This study seeks to investigate if the medication Memantine Hydrochloride can help young adults with Down syndrome. Two hundred persons with Down syndrome from both genders and between 15 and 32 years of age will be recruited from two sites: Cleveland, OH, USA and So Paulo, SP, Brazil. Participants will ...


POWERSforID: A Telehealth Weight Management System for Adults With Intellectual Disability

POWERS (Personalized Online Weight and Exercise Response System) platform is a novel, multifocal-centered tailored intervention utilizing an innovative online tool designed to facilitate improvements in physical activity and nutritional behaviors. Aim 1 of this protocol is to customize the POWERS platform, demonstrated effective in previous research, for adults with intellectual ...

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Repetitive Behavior Disorders in People With Severe Mental Retardation

Abnormal repetitive behaviors (odd or inappropriate movements, self-injury, and compulsions) are among the aberrant behaviors exhibited by individuals with mental retardation. However, little is known about their pathobiology and treatments are largely unconfirmed by controlled trials. For example, few controlled studies have examined the efficacy of pharmacological treatment of abnormal ...