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Andreas Elleby Jespersen currently works at the Psychiatric Centre Copenhagen, Copenhagen University Hospital. Andreas does research in Applied Psychology and Neuropsychology.
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Background Memory disturbances are frequent in unipolar depression (UD) and bipolar disorder (BD) and may comprise important predisposing and maintaining factors. Previous studies have demonstrated hippocampal abnormalities in UD and BD but there is a lack of studies specifically assessing hippocampus-dependent memory. Methods We used a virtual ta...
There is a pressing need for measures of real-life cognitive functioning in patients with mood or psychotic disorders in clinical settings and treatment trials targeting cognition. We developed the first immersive virtual reality cognition assessment tool, the Cognition Assessment in Virtual Reality (CAVIR), which assesses verbal memory, processing...
Cognitive impairment occurs across several neuropsychiatric diseases and impede everyday functioning and quality of life. Fully immersive Virtual Reality (VR) aid motivation and engagement and therefore has a potential to help overcome the obstacles in the field of cognitive rehabilitation. The aim of this systematic review is to investigate whethe...
Background The International Society for Bipolar Disorders Targeting Cognition Task Force recommends the Screen for Cognitive Impairment in Psychiatry (SCIP) to screen for cognitive impairment in bipolar disorder. However, SCIP must be administered by a healthcare professional, which is often impossible due to time and resource constrains. Web-base...
Background The International Society for Bipolar Disorders Targeting Cognition Task Force recommends screening for and monitoring of cognitive impairments in patients with bipolar disorder (BD) with the Screen for Cognitive Impairment in Psychiatry (SCIP). The study aimed to provide the first demographically adjusted norms and change norms for the...
Background: Persistent cognitive impairment is prevalent in unipolar and bipolar disorders and is associated with decreased quality of life and psychosocial dysfunction. The screen for cognitive impairment in psychiatry (SCIP) test is a validated paper-and-pencil instrument for the assessment of cognition in affective disorders. However, there is...
BACKGROUND Persistent cognitive impairment is prevalent in unipolar and bipolar disorders and is associated with decreased quality of life and psychosocial dysfunction. However, there is no digital cognitive screening tool for brief and accurate assessment of cognitive impairments in patients with these affective disorders. The Screen for Cognitive...