Critical Flicker Fusion Threshold in patients with Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia.

@article{Curran2004CriticalFF,
  title={Critical Flicker Fusion Threshold in patients with Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia.},
  author={Stephen A Curran and Simon T. Wilson and Shabir Musa and John Wattis},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={2004},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={575-81}
}
BACKGROUND Critical Flicker Fusion Threshold (CFFT) is a psychophysical threshold and in psychological terms is regarded as a measure of information processing capacity. The test has previously been shown to be a valid and reliable measure of CNS functioning in patients with Alzheimer's disease and may be a useful as a screening measure for the early detection of Alzheimer's disease (AD). METHODS Consecutive referrals to the Wakefield Memory Clinic who met DSM-IV criteria for AD or vascular… CONTINUE READING

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