Performance of Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) in long-stay patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorders in a psychiatric institute

@article{Ong2016PerformanceOM,
  title={Performance of Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) in long-stay patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorders in a psychiatric institute},
  author={Hui Lin Ong and Mythily Subramaniam and Edimansyah Abdin and Peizhi Wang and Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar and Siau Pheng Lee and Saleha Binte Shafie and Esmond L S Seow and Siow Ann Chong},
  journal={Psychiatry Research},
  year={2016},
  volume={241},
  pages={256-262}
}
Studies have found that age and education were associated with cognition in older adults. However, little is known how clinical factors (e.g. age of illness onset, length of hospital stay, type of antipsychotic medications, and duration of illness) are associated with cognitive functioning in patients with schizophrenia. This study aimed to examine the influence of socio-demographic and clinical factors on cognitive domains measured using Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) among patients with… CONTINUE READING

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