REHACOP Training Can Improve Cognitive Function in Parkinson’s Disease

Doctor consulting patient
Doctor consulting patient
REHACOP training, which is primarily used in cases of psychosis, improved cognitive function in PD patients.

This study, published in Neurology, found REHACOP cognitive training more beneficial than occupational activities for the improvement of cognition, clinical symptoms, and functional disabilities in patients with Parkinson’s disease.

Javier Peña, PhD, of the University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain, and colleagues found that patients with PD receiving cognitive training with REHACOP demonstrated statistically significant and clinically meaningful changes in processing speed, visual memory, theory of mind, and functional disability. These findings support the integration of cognitive training into the standard of care for patients with PD.

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