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Sensitivity and specificity of neuropsychological tests for mild cognitive impairment, vascular cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease.

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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 'proba...

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10.1017/s0033291703008031

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Journal:
Psychological medicine
Volume:
33
Issue:
6
Pages:
1039-1050
Publication date:
2003-08-05
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EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
URN:
uuid:2c647d67-f7de-48dc-8529-89829d9b78ed
Source identifiers:
140031
Local pid:
pubs:140031

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