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Sensitivity and specificity of neuropsychological tests for mild cognitive impairment, vascular cognitive impairment and Alzheimers disease

de Jager, Celeste A; Hogervorst, E; Combrink, M; Budge, Marc


Background. Early diagnosis of dementia is important for those who might benefit from treatment. We designed a brief comprehensive neuropsychological test battery to help differentiate control subjects from patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia. Method. The battery included tests of memory, attention, executive function, speed, perception and visuospatial skills. It was administered to subjects from the OPTIMA cohort: 51 controls, 29 with MCI, 60 with 'possible' or...[Show more]

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Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: Psychological Medicine
DOI: 10.1017/S0033291703008031


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