Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA): validation study for frontotemporal dementia.

@article{Freitas2012MontrealCA,
  title={Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA): validation study for frontotemporal dementia.},
  author={Sandra Regina Batista Freitas and M{\'a}rio R Sim{\~o}es and Lara Ladislau Alves and Diana Duro and Isabel Santana},
  journal={Journal of geriatric psychiatry and neurology},
  year={2012},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={
          146-54
        }
}
The Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) is a brief instrument developed for the screening of milder forms of cognitive impairment, having surpassed the well-known limitations of the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE). The aim of the present study was to validate the MoCA as a cognitive screening test for behavioral-variant frontotemporal dementia (bv-FTD) by examining its psychometric properties and diagnostic accuracy. Three matched subgroups of participants were considered: bv-FTD (n = 50… CONTINUE READING
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