Table 3 Knowledge and use of memory strategies
MeasureInterventionWaitlist
Assessment phaseMSDMSDCohen d
Participant—strategy knowledge*
    Baseline14.207.6113.754.040.07
    2-week follow-up20.138.8017.385.140.38
    4-month follow-up18.138.0516.255.730.27
Family member—strategy knowledge†
    Baseline18.786.7416.787.280.29
    2-week follow-up27.009.2515.116.721.47
Participant—Multifactorial Metamemory Questionnaire Use of Memory Strategies‡
    Baseline27.9515.9329.738.77−0.14
    2-week follow-up37.739.8632.779.860.50
    4-month follow-up33.8211.8533.777.660.01
  • Possible range for Strategy Knowledge is 0+, and for Multifactorial Metamemory Questionnaire Use of Strategies 0–76, normative mean score42 = 40.1, SD = 10.0.

  • *n = 15 for Intervention group, n = 16 for Waitlist group.

  • †n = 9 for Intervention group, n = 9 for Waitlist group.

  • ‡n = 22 for both Intervention and Waitlist groups.