Neuropsychological detection of dementia: an overview of the neuropsychological component of the Canadian Study of Health and Aging.

@article{Tuokko1995NeuropsychologicalDO,
  title={Neuropsychological detection of dementia: an overview of the neuropsychological component of the Canadian Study of Health and Aging.},
  author={Holly Anna Tuokko and Eythor Kristjansson and Jessica T Miller},
  journal={Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology},
  year={1995},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={352-73}
}
As part of the Canadian Study of Health and Aging (CSHA), a battery of neuropsychological measures was administered to 1879 participants. Participants who received neuropsychological evaluations were selected from an age-stratified random sample on the basis of scores on a cognitive screening tool, the Modified Mini-Mental State Examination (3MS). Seventy-five percent of the sample seen for neuropsychological evaluation scored between 50 and 77 on the 3MS and 25% of the sample scored 78 or over… CONTINUE READING