Frequency and bases of abnormal performance by healthy adults on neuropsychological testing.

@article{Schretlen2008FrequencyAB,
  title={Frequency and bases of abnormal performance by healthy adults on neuropsychological testing.},
  author={David J. Schretlen and Stephen M Testa and Jessica M Winicki and Godfrey D. Pearlson and Barry Gordon},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={436-45}
}
The frequency and determinants of abnormal test performance by normal individuals are critically important to clinical inference. Here we compare two approaches to predicting rates of abnormal test performance among healthy individuals with the rates actually shown by 327 neurologically normal adults aged 18-92 years. We counted how many participants produced abnormal scores, defined by three different cutoffs with test batteries of varied length, and the number of abnormal scores they produced… CONTINUE READING

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