Estimating pre-morbid intellectual ability in the Alcoholic Korsakoff syndrome.

@article{OCarroll1992EstimatingPI,
  title={Estimating pre-morbid intellectual ability in the Alcoholic Korsakoff syndrome.},
  author={Ronan E O'Carroll and Anthony P. R. Moffoot and Klaus P. Ebmeier and Guy M. Goodwin},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={903-9}
}
The National Adult Reading Test (NART) is widely used in clinical and research settings to estimate pre-morbid intellectual levels. The validity of the NART in estimating premorbid ability in Alcoholic Korsakoff Syndrome (AKS) is examined in the present study. Twenty AKS subjects were compared with 40 healthy controls. The validity of the NART as a pre-morbid measure in AKS was examined using four methods. AKS subjects made more NART errors than controls, had lower NART predicted IQ than… CONTINUE READING