Development of the Cambridge Contextual Reading Test for improving the estimation of premorbid verbal intelligence in older persons with dementia.

@article{Beardsall1998DevelopmentOT,
  title={Development of the Cambridge Contextual Reading Test for improving the estimation of premorbid verbal intelligence in older persons with dementia.},
  author={L Beardsall},
  journal={The British journal of clinical psychology},
  year={1998},
  volume={37 ( Pt 2)},
  pages={229-40}
}
  • L Beardsall
  • Published 1998 in The British journal of clinical psychology
OBJECTIVES The Cambridge Contextual Reading Test (CCRT), which sets the NART words within semantic and syntactic context, has been shown to yield a higher prediction of premorbid intelligence than the National Adult Reading Test (NART) for patients with mild/moderate dementia (Beardsall & Huppert, 1994). This study validates and standardizes the CCRT in a sample of healthy older persons. DESIGN The CCRT was validated against WAIS-R verbal IQ (VIQ) and the Mill Hill Vocabulary Test (MHVT… CONTINUE READING

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