Strategy + RehaCom for Memory Rehabilitation in Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

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    Kessler Foundation
Updated on 26 January 2021


The purpose of this research study is to evaluate the effectiveness of "RehaCom," a computerized treatment for memory deficits, in a 16-session, interactive course. Following a manualized approach, the Rehacom modules will be used for the repeated application of the content acquired during 1-on-1 memory strategy training. The goal is to improve face/name, list and verbal memory of patients who survived a moderate to severe traumatic brain injury.


This randomized clinical trial (RCT) consists of 20 chronic moderate-to-severe TBI patients who will receive memory strategy training and complete three memory modules of the RehaCom at one of the Kessler Foundation locations. Changes in attention, processing speed, verbal/non-verbal new learning and memory (NLM) and executive control will be assessed via pre/post and 3-month follow-up assessments before and after the 8-10 week intervention. Self-report questionnaires will also track functional and emotional outcomes such as mood and anxiety, cognition, quality of life, self-efficacy, deficit awareness, community participation, and readiness for occupational functioning

Condition Traumatic Brain Injury With Loss of Consciousness
Treatment RehaCom (software)
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04239456
SponsorKessler Foundation
Last Modified on26 January 2021


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Inclusion Criteria

Is your age between 18 yrs and 65 yrs?
Gender: Male or Female
Do you have Traumatic Brain Injury With Loss of Consciousness?
Do you have any of these conditions: Do you have Traumatic Brain Injury With Loss of Consciousness??
Able to read and speak English fluently at the 5th grade level (for testing; software has multilingual support)
Had a TBI at least 1 year ago
No history of learning disorders during school years
Able to use a personal computer (PC) non-stop for 1 hour without health or visual complaints; able to press keyboard buttons.No history of learning disorders

Exclusion Criteria

Actively participating in another intervention study
Distance to Kessler Foundation East Hanover or West Orange location is more than 20 miles
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