A comparison of methods for measuring cognitive change in older adults.

@article{Frerichs2005ACO,
  title={A comparison of methods for measuring cognitive change in older adults.},
  author={Robert J Frerichs and Holly Anna Tuokko},
  journal={Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists},
  year={2005},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={321-33}
}
Well-researched statistical methods are required to guide clinicians in determining the significance of test score changes in serial neuropsychological assessment of older adults. The following six change score methods were examined using five-year test-retest data from the Canadian Study of Health and Aging: the standard deviation method, three reliable change indices (RCIs), and two standardized regression-based methods. Changes in scores on four memory measures were examined in cognitively… CONTINUE READING

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