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Researchers Evaluate Computer-based Treatment for People with Schizophrenia
Date:6/27/2012

' abilities to perform everyday activities, live independently, gain employment and sustain social relationships. It is commonly believed that the most significant symptoms of schizophrenia are delusions and/or hallucinations, yet these represent only a fraction of the symptoms.

"We are honored to work with world-renowned researchers who are part of the Schizophrenia Trials Network.  We hope that our efforts encourage other scientists to develop and study new cognitive treatments to support persons with schizophrenia and their families," states BPI Chief Operating Officer Dr. Henry Mahncke.

"We are excited to participate in this long-awaited, much-needed seminal trial of cognitive remediation for individuals with schizophrenia. Cognitive remediation is a potential breakthrough treatment that along with more traditional pharmaceutical and psychotherapeutic modalities may significantly impact the lives of those living with schizophrenia, their families and society as a whole, said Jennifer Hoblyn, MD, MPH, who directs Inpatient Mental Health Services at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Palo Alto, CA., an investigator in the e-CAeSAR study. 

About Brain Plasticity Incorporated

Brain Plasticity, Inc., was founded in 2009 to support the rapid development and evaluation of innovative neuroscience-based brain health solutions. For more information, visit www.brainplasticity.com or contact Henry Mahncke, PhD, at 415.394.3107.

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