Effects of Cognitive Enhancement Program based on Workbook for Sustained Attention and Working Memory in The Elderly with Mild Cognitive Impairment

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Bo-Kyoung Song, Ha-Na Kim, So-Young Han, Jung-Woo Jeong, Sung-Ryong Ma, Byung-Il Yang

Abstract

Background/Objectives: This study was to investigate how general cognitive program and workbook cognitive programs were applied to the elderly with mild cognitive impairment, respectively, to find out how they help the subject's sustained attention and working memory.


Methods/Statistical analysis: To investigate the effect of program for 13 elderly of mild cognitive impairment, this study was classified into two group which in experime ntal and control group. The evaluation tool were such as digit span forward test, digit span backward test, digit substitution symbol test and attention questionnaire scale was used.


Findings: As a result of the study, there was a statistical difference in sustained attention and working memory after intervention within two groups (p<0.05), but there was no significant difference in sustained attention and working memory after intervention between two groups (p>0.05).


Improvements/Applications: Based on these results, the workbook cognitive program and general cognitive program can be utilized in consideration of the local community environment of the elderly of mild cognitive impairment and the characteristics on the individual of mild cognitive impairment, and through this, the cognitive function of the elderly can be improved.

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Bo-Kyoung Song, Ha-Na Kim, So-Young Han, Jung-Woo Jeong, Sung-Ryong Ma, Byung-Il Yang. (2021). Effects of Cognitive Enhancement Program based on Workbook for Sustained Attention and Working Memory in The Elderly with Mild Cognitive Impairment. Annals of the Romanian Society for Cell Biology, 818 - 823. Retrieved from http://annalsofrscb.ro/index.php/journal/article/view/176
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