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American Journal of Educational Research. 2016, 4(2), 155-162
DOI: 10.12691/education-4-2-3
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Application of Neuro-Cognitive Assessment and Rehabilitation (NCAR) Computerized Test in Working Memory Deficit in Parkinson

Zarghi A1, , Zali A2, Ashrafi F3, Bandegani N4 and Moazzezi S4

1Department of Neuroscience, Functional Neurosurgery Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

2Functional Neurosurgery Research Center

3Department of Neurology, Functional Neurosurgery Research Center

4Medical student, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences

Pub. Date: February 18, 2016

Cite this paper:
Zarghi A, Zali A, Ashrafi F, Bandegani N and Moazzezi S. Application of Neuro-Cognitive Assessment and Rehabilitation (NCAR) Computerized Test in Working Memory Deficit in Parkinson. American Journal of Educational Research. 2016; 4(2):155-162. doi: 10.12691/education-4-2-3

Abstract

Patients with Parkinson have working memory changes, so they need rehabilitation and treatment is required for them. The purpose of current study is to determine the effect of neuro-cognitive rehabilitation computerized test on these impairments. The present cross-sectional study was conducted on 120 patients with Parkinson and neuro-cognitive rehabilitation computerized test were used for assessment (before) and rehabilitation (after) in patients in 15 minutes. Before and after neuro-cognitive rehabilitation, a significant difference was identified in neuro-cognitive rehabilitation computerized test’ scores (P<0.000). This technique can rehab in Parkinson with working memory disorders associated with neurological conditions to facilitate the acquisition.

Keywords:
neuro-cognitive assessment rehabilitation

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