Feasibility Study of a Virtual Reality Cognitive-motor Task Based on Positive Stimuli for Stroke Rehabilitation


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Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke within the first 6 months post-stroke
- motor impairment of the upper extremity but with a minimum score of 28 in the Motricity Index (elbow flexion and shoulder abduction domains combined score)
- cognitive deficit but with enough capacity to understand the task and follow instructions with a minimum score of 11 over 17 in the Token Test (6-item version, portuguese population)
- able to read

Exclusion Criteria

- previous motor and/or cognitive deficits
- normal cognitive functioning with a score above 26 points in the Montreal Cognitive Assessment
- unilateral spatial neglect
- moderate to severe depressive symptomatology with a score above 20 points in the Geriatric Depression Scale
- vision disorders that may interfere with the execution of the task