LED Treatment to Improve Cognition and Promote Recovery in TBI

Description

This study investigates the efficacy of a novel neuromodulation treatment, light emitting diodes (LED), on cognition, neuropsychiatric status and quality of life in individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Study Start Date

May 2015

Estimated Completion Date

December 2017

Interventions

  • Other: LED
  • Other: sham LED

Specialties

  • Psychiatry: Anxiety
  • Neurology: Trauma
  • Physician Assistant: Neurology

MeSH Terms

  • Stress Disorders
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Study ID

Department of Veterans Affairs -- N1773-P

Status

Unknown

Trial ID

NCT02404402

Study Type

Interventional

Trial Phase

Phase 2

Enrollment Quota

32

Sponsor

Department of Veterans Affairs

Inclusion Criteria

    Inclusion Criteria

    • OEF/OIF active-duty personnel or veterans with history of TBI or blast-exposure
    • Meets criteria for mild TBI
    • LOC of 30 min or less
    • Age: 21-55
    • Primary language is English

    Exclusion Criteria

    • Evidence of penetrating head injury
    • History of previous neurological diagnosis
    • History of previous psychotic disorder prior to TBI
    • Hearing or vision impairment

Gender

Both

Ages

21 Years to 55 Years

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

No

Study Locations and Contact Information (1)

Study Location Distance Name Phone Email
VA Boston Healthcare System Jamaica Plain Campus Jamaica Plain MA - Boston, Massachusetts 5.4 miles Yelena Bogdanova PhD PhD 857-364-2249 Yelena.Bogdanova@va.gov

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