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The use of modafinil to treat attention deficits and underarousal following traumatic brain injury

Abstract:
The goals of this pilot study were to 1) examine various aaspects of attention before and after treatment with modafinil and 2) to determine if there were any trends towards benefit using this pharmalogic treatment, while familiarizing the investigators with attention-based measurement tools including computerized assessments. Four subjects with traumatic brain injury were studied. The number of subjects was too small to determine whether any trends existed.

Registry Project Number: 231
Lead Investigator: Knight, R
Lead Center for Project: Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Collaborating Investigators: Glenn, M, Deters, T, Goldstein, R, Selleck, E
Keywords: awareness, depression, community integration, outcome
Date of Completion: 09/30/2003
Type: Local
Status of Project: Latest Information Shown

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