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Computerized cognitive training in young adults with depressive symptoms: Effects on mood, cognition, and everyday functioning.

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Summary of "Computerized cognitive training in young adults with depressive symptoms: Effects on mood, cognition, and everyday functioning."

Computerized cognitive training (CCT) has previously improved cognition and mood in people with depression. Existing research has not determined if the benefits following CCT are specific to the content of CCT or are a function of participation in an engaging activity. In this double-blind randomized controlled trial, we tested whether executive functioning and processing speed (EF/PS)-focused CCT could outperform verbal ability-focused CCT.

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Name: Journal of affective disorders
ISSN: 1573-2517
Pages: 28-37

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