Cognitive impairment precedes the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. It is unclear which psychometric measures predict dementia, and what cut-off points should be used. Replicable cognitive measures to provide information about differential diagnosis and prognosis would be clinically useful.

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Type

Journal article

Journal

Br J Psychiatry

Publication Date

08/2010

Volume

197

Pages

135 - 140

Keywords

Algorithms, Amnesia, Cognition Disorders, Dementia, Diagnosis, Differential, Disease Progression, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Middle Aged, Neuropsychological Tests, Predictive Value of Tests, Prognosis, Regression Analysis