CERAD practice effects and attrition bias in a dementia prevention trial.

  title={CERAD practice effects and attrition bias in a dementia prevention trial.},
  author={Melissa J Mathews and Erin A Abner and Allison Caban-Holt and Richard J. Kryscio and Frederick A. Schmitt},
  journal={International psychogeriatrics},
  volume={25 7},
BACKGROUND The Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease (CERAD) set of tests is frequently used for tracking cognition longitudinally in both clinical and research settings. Repeated cognitive assessments are an important component in measuring such changes; however, practice effects and attrition bias may obscure significant clinical change over time. The current study sought to examine the presence and magnitude of practice effects and the role of attrition bias in a sample… CONTINUE READING
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