MoCA as a Screening Tool of Neuropsychological Deficits in Alcohol-Dependent Patients.

@article{Alarcon2015MoCAAA,
  title={MoCA as a Screening Tool of Neuropsychological Deficits in Alcohol-Dependent Patients.},
  author={R{\'e}gis Alarcon and Bertrand Nalpas and St{\'e}phanie Pelletier and Pascal Perney},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={2015},
  volume={39 6},
  pages={1042-8}
}
BACKGROUND Alcoholism is known to be associated with cognitive deficits mainly concerning visuospatial capacity, executive function, memory, and attention. These impairments may affect treatment efficacy which should therefore be adapted. We evaluated the potential utility of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) to evaluate cognitive impairment in a large series of alcoholic patients hospitalized for withdrawal and rehabilitation. METHODS Consecutive recruitment during a time period of… CONTINUE READING
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