Assessing Cognitive Disorders

by Helen Farrell, MD

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    The lecture Assessing Cognitive Disorders by Helen Farrell, MD is from the course Age-Related Disorders.

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    1. Mini Mental Status Examination (MMSE).
    2. Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI).
    3. Multidimensional battery aptitude.
    4. Statistical hypothesis testing.
    5. California psychological inventory.
    1. Confabulation
    2. Orientation
    3. Memory
    4. Executive function
    5. Language
    1. It is a 20-point test and a score of less than 10 suggests dysfunction.
    2. It is a screening test used in older adults.
    3. It is more sensitive in detecting mild cognitive impairment.
    4. It includes a wider range of cognitive domains.
    5. It takes approximately 10 minutes to administer it.
    1. It consists of a clock drawing test which is considered normal if all the numbers are present in the correct sequence and the hands display the correct time in a readable way.
    2. It also consists of uncued recall of 5 unrelated words.
    3. The classification of subjects with perfect word recall is based on clock drawing test.
    4. It takes longer time in assessment compared to MMSE.
    5. It has a lower sensitivity for predicting dementia.

    Author of lecture Assessing Cognitive Disorders

     Helen Farrell, MD

    Helen Farrell, MD

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