Treating Intention In Aphasia: Neuroplastic Substrates


Phase 1/2 Results

Summary of Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine if an "intentional act" improves treatment response for patients with nonfluent aphasia. The treatment involves naming pictures and saying members of categories. The "intentional act" requires initiating picture naming or category member trials with a left-hand movement sequence. Nonfluent aphasia is a disorder of language production in which patients with damage to...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 30 April 2012.

1 Mar 2007 30 Nov 2007 1 Sep 2009 1 Sep 2009 1 Apr 2012 6 Mar 2012
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


  • Bruce Crosson, PhD