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Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) and the Modified MMSE (3MS): A psychometric comparison and normative data.
study, 525 community-dwelling participants, aged 65-89, were divided into 2 groups: no cognitive impairment (NCI; n - 406) and Alzheimer's disease (n = 119). Both tests yielded comparable reliabilityExpand
The 60-item Boston Naming Test: norms for cognitively intact adults aged 25 to 88 years.
Age- and education-stratified norms on the 60-item Boston Naming Test (BNT) are presented for 219 cognitively intact adults aged 25-88 years and specific probes to overcome difficulties with ambiguous items are suggested. Expand
The Relationship of Personality Trait Variables to Subjective Age Identity in Older Adults
The present study examines the relationship between personality trait variables and subjective age identity with two elderly samples. Subjects were asked both the age they feel (feel age) and the ageExpand
Does Weighting Capture What’s Important? Revisiting Subjective Importance Weighting with a Quality of Life Measure
The present study evaluated subjective importance weighting using data collected with the Injection Drug User Quality of Life Scale (IDUQOL). Weighted and unweighted IDUQOL scores from 241 adultsExpand
Prediction of subjective age, desired age, and age satisfaction in older adults: Do some health dimensions contribute more than others?
Of all the variables that have been shown to contribute to subjective age, health variables typically explain the greatest proportion of variance, with poorer health related to feeling older thanExpand
Importance Ratings and Weighting: Old Concerns and New Perspectives
This article describes key concepts, reviews empirical findings, and discusses important issues related to the use of subjective importance ratings and importance weighting. The review of empiricalExpand
Associations between social participation and subjective quality of life for adults with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury
This study suggests that, to increase SQOL, it is important to increase opportunities for individuals to participate with others and also to enhance their subjective experience of social and leisure activities. Expand
Health and the quality of life
The aim of this investigation was to explain the impact of people’s self-reported health on their levels of satisfaction with their health, and the impact of these things plus satisfaction with otherExpand
Injection Drug Use Quality of Life scale (IDUQOL): A validation study
Criterion-related, convergent, and discriminant validity evidence supports the interpretation of IDUQOL total scores as measuring a construct consistent with quality of life, and could be further strengthened with additional attention to how some IDUZOL domains are described and satisfaction is measured. Expand
Screening for depression after cardiac events using the Beck Depression Inventory-II and the Geriatric Depression Scale
Although both measures demonstrated excellent reliability and sensitivity, the GDS showed better specificity and PPV and is recommended as the better screen for major depression or double depression with cardiac patients. Expand