Memory and Emotion in Acute and Chronic Phases of Cerebrovascular Accident "MEMOIRE ET EMO"

Completed

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Acute phase of carotid, vertebrobasilar or lacunar cerebrovascular accident with ischemic or hemorrhagic origin
- Right-handed
- Possible cooperation: understanding of French instructions
- Normal or corrected vision
- Normal or corrected hearing
- Mini-mental state examination score higher than pathologic threshold according to age and sociocultural level of patient
- Possible follow up of patient

Exclusion Criteria

- Hearing problems
- Vision problems
- Right hemiplegia or acute monoparesis of right upper limb
- Hemispatial neglect
- Apraxia
- Psychiatric or neurological history possibly interfering with neuropsychological evaluation
- Important defect of working memory or executive functions