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Validation Study of the Italian Addenbrooke’s Cognitive Examination Revised in a Young-Old and Old-Old Population
Aims: The main aims of the study were the translation and the subsequent validation in Italian of the Addenbrooke’s Cognitive Examination Revised (ACE-R), and the evaluation of its usefulness inExpand
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The clock drawing test as a screening tool in mild cognitive impairment and very mild dementia: a new brief method of scoring and normative data in the elderly
Abstractmany studies sustained that the clock drawing test (CDT) was not able to accurately detect people with CDR = 0.5. Other researchers have promoted the use of scoring approaches with multipleExpand
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ICF Core Set for Matching Older Adults with Dementia and Technology
The International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) consists of 34 codes per person at the one digit level and, at more detailed levels, the number of codes can reach 1,424Expand
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Normative data for the ACE-R in an Italian population sample
The Addenbrooke’s Cognitive Examination Revised (ACE-R) is a brief cognitive screening instrument also proposed to detect mild cognitive impairment, a high-risk condition for Alzheimer’s disease andExpand
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Does the 15-item Geriatric Depression Scale function differently in old people with different levels of cognitive functioning?
BACKGROUND The 15-item version of the Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS-15) is widely employed to screen depression among elderly but little is known about the scale functioning in cognitively impairedExpand
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Is the 15-item Geriatric Depression Scale a Fair Screening Tool? A Differential Item Functioning Analysis Across Gender and Age
The 15-item version of the Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS-15) is widely employed to assess depression in old people, but it is unclear if there are biases in the total score depending onExpand
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Enhancing Psychological Sexual Health of People With Spinal Cord Injury and Their Partners in an Italian Unipolar Spinal Unit: A Pilot Data Study
Like the slogan of the American Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine says, “No injury, no matter how serious, can take away your ability to have a relationship, experience love, and experience theExpand
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The local reliability of the 15-item version of the Geriatric Depression Scale: An item response theory (IRT) study.
The 15-item version of the Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS-15) is a self-report screening instrument widely used. The current study aimed at providing evidence of the measurement precision of theExpand
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Improvement in cognitive performance and mood in healthy older adults: a multimodal approach
The aim of this research was to evaluate if being involved in a programme that integrates physical, mental, and social activities could help to reduce the impacts of cerebral ageing on cognitiveExpand
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Italian version and normative data of Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination III
ABSTRACT Objectives: Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination III (ACE-III) is a brief cognitive screening tool to assess five cognitive domains: attention/orientation, verbal fluency, memory, language,Expand
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