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Detection of MCI in the clinic: evaluation of the sensitivity and specificity of a computerised test battery, the Hopkins Verbal Learning Test and the MMSE

de Jager, Celeste A; Schrijnemaekers, Anne-Claire M. C.; Honey, Thurza; Budge, Marc

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Introduction: The sensitive detection of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in older adults is an important problem that requires objective assessment. We evaluated whether the computerised cognitive test battery, CogState, was as sensitive to MCI as two well-validated 'paper-and-pencil' tests, the Hopkins Verbal Learning Test (HVLT) and the Mini-Mental Status Examination (MMSE). Methods: These tests were administered with a subjective memory questionnaire and an 'Activities of Daily Living' scale...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/31683
Source: Age and Ageing
DOI: 10.1093/ageing/afp068

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