publication . Article . 2016

A pilot investigation of the potential for incorporating lifelog technology into executive function rehabilitation for enhanced transfer of self-regulation skills to everyday life.

Gustavo Cuberos-Urbano; Antonio Verdejo-García; Leticia García-Mochón; Fergus Gracey; Alfonso Caracuel; Carlos Valls-Serrano;
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  • Published: 02 Jun 2016 Journal: Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, volume 28, pages 589-601 (issn: 0960-2011, eissn: 1464-0694, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
The objective of the study was to identify the potential target and effect size of goal management training (GMT) enhanced with life-logging technology compared with standard GMT on a range of possible primary outcomes reflecting cognitive and ecological aspects of executive functioning and quality of life. Sixteen patients with acquired brain injury involving executive dysfunction were randomly allocated to one of the two interventions: seven weeks of GMT (n = 8), or seven weeks of GMT+Lifelog (n = 8). Outcome measures included a battery of executive function tests, the Dysexecutive Questionnaire (DEX) and the Quality of Life after Brain Injury scale (QOLIBRI),...
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Medical Subject Headings: complex mixtures
free text keywords: Applied Psychology, Rehabilitation, Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous), Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology, medicine.medical_treatment, medicine, Stroop effect, Clinical psychology, Acquired brain injury, medicine.disease, Lifelog, Cognition, Psychology, Developmental psychology, Affect (psychology), Executive dysfunction, Quality of life
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