Recruitment

Recruitment Status
Completed

Inclusion Criterias

Meet DSM-IV criteria for autism spectrum disorder.
Patients who have been diagnosed at least 2 years before inclusion in the study.
Patients between 5 and 12 years.
Meet DSM-IV criteria for autism spectrum disorder.
Patients who have been diagnosed at least 2 years before inclusion in the study.
Patients between 5 and 12 years.

Exclusion Criterias

Other neurological disorders: migraine, epilepsy, tuberous sclerosis ...
Mental retardation.
Pregnancy.
...
Other neurological disorders: migraine, epilepsy, tuberous sclerosis ...
Mental retardation.
Pregnancy.
Acute visual or hearing loss.
Trauma at birth.
Traumatic brain injury.

Summary

Conditions
  • ASD
  • Autism
Type
Interventional
Design
  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
  • Masking: Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
  • Primary Purpose: Treatment

Participation Requirements

Age
Between 5 years and 12 years
Gender
Both males and females

Description

Interventional, prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled and parallel assignment study, in which patients receive three types of intervention tRNS: one group received 35 sessions focused on the fronto-temporal cortex, another group received 35 sessions focused on the temporal fusifo...

Interventional, prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled and parallel assignment study, in which patients receive three types of intervention tRNS: one group received 35 sessions focused on the fronto-temporal cortex, another group received 35 sessions focused on the temporal fusiform cortex and last placebo group was operated with 35 sessions tRNS. After brain noninvasive stimulation sessions, a blind analysis of the improvement in verbal fluency and empathy in patients with autism spectrum disorder is made. For each patient included a follow up period of three months will be established.

Inclusion Criterias

Meet DSM-IV criteria for autism spectrum disorder.
Patients who have been diagnosed at least 2 years before inclusion in the study.
Patients between 5 and 12 years.
Meet DSM-IV criteria for autism spectrum disorder.
Patients who have been diagnosed at least 2 years before inclusion in the study.
Patients between 5 and 12 years.

Exclusion Criterias

Other neurological disorders: migraine, epilepsy, tuberous sclerosis ...
Mental retardation.
Pregnancy.
...
Other neurological disorders: migraine, epilepsy, tuberous sclerosis ...
Mental retardation.
Pregnancy.
Acute visual or hearing loss.
Trauma at birth.
Traumatic brain injury.

Locations

Elche, Alicante, 03203
Elche, Alicante, 03203

Tracking Information

NCT #
NCT02004236
Collaborators
Not Provided
Investigators
Not Provided