The Effects of Computer-Based Rehabilitation on the Cognitive Functions of Epilepsy Patients


Icellioglu S., Bingol A., KURT E., YENİ S. N.

DUSUNEN ADAM-JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY AND NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES, vol.30, no.4, pp.354-363, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5350/dajpn2017300410
  • Journal Name: DUSUNEN ADAM-JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY AND NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.354-363
  • Keywords: Cognitive impairment, cognitive rehabilitation, epilepsy, TEMPORAL-LOBE EPILEPSY, BRIEF REPEATABLE BATTERY, NORMATIVE DATA, SEIZURES, DEFICITS, ADULTS

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to examine the effects of computerized cognitive rehabilitation programs conducted with the purpose of slowing down cognitive losses and developing coping strategies in patients diagnosed with cryptogenic and symptomatic focal epilepsy, with participants' cognitive functions being evaluated through neuropsychological tests prior to and after rehabilitation.