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Different Cognitive Profiles for Single Compared to Recurrent Fallers Without Dementia

Anstey, Kaarin; Wood, Joanne; Kerr, Graham; Caldwell, Haley; Lord, Stephen

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Relationships between self-reported retrospective falls and cognitive measures (executive function, reaction time [RT], processing speed, working memory, visual attention) were examined in a population based sample of older adults (n = 658). Two of the choice RT tests involved inhibiting responses to either targets of a specific color or location with hand and foot responses. Potentially confounding demographic variables, medical conditions, and postural sway were controlled for in logistic...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/49789
Source: Neuropsychology
DOI: 10.1037/a0015389

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