Intermediate length neuropsychological screening of impairment among psychoactive substance-abusing patients: a comparison of two batteries.

@article{FalsStewart1996IntermediateLN,
  title={Intermediate length neuropsychological screening of impairment among psychoactive substance-abusing patients: a comparison of two batteries.},
  author={William Fals-Stewart},
  journal={Journal of substance abuse},
  year={1996},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={1-17}
}
Two intermediate-length neuropsychological test batteries-the Brain Age Quotient-T Scored (BAQ-T) and the Neuropsychological Screening Battery (NSB)-were used to evaluate the cognitive functioning of substance-abusing patients. Patients entering residential treatment for substance abuse (n = 30) performed significantly worse on both batteries compared to demographically similar participants from a nonclinical control group (n = 30). Both batteries categorized over one third of the substance… CONTINUE READING

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