Cross-cultural neuropsychological assessment: a comparison of randomly selected, demographically matched cohorts of English- and Spanish-speaking older adults.

@article{Jacobs1997CrossculturalNA,
  title={Cross-cultural neuropsychological assessment: a comparison of randomly selected, demographically matched cohorts of English- and Spanish-speaking older adults.},
  author={Diane M. Jacobs and Mary C Sano and Stuhler Albert and Peter Schofield and G H Dooneief and Yaakov Stern},
  journal={Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology},
  year={1997},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={331-9}
}
As the US population of elderly Hispanics continues to grow, there is an increasingly greater need for neuropsychological measures that are appropriate for assessing Spanish-speaking elders. The current study compared the performance of randomly selected, community-based samples of English- and Spanish-speaking elders on a brief neuropsychological test battery. Subject groups were matched for age and education. Multivariate analysis indicated significant group differences on the test battery… CONTINUE READING

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