Progressive decline in NART score with increasing dementia severity.

@article{Cockburn2000ProgressiveDI,
  title={Progressive decline in NART score with increasing dementia severity.},
  author={Javier Mori Cockburn and Janet Margery Keene and Tony Hope and Paul Alan Lawrence Smith},
  journal={Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology},
  year={2000},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={
          508-17
        }
}
Although the National Adult Reading Test (NART) is widely used to estimate premorbid intellectual ability in adults with possible or probable dementia, it may be less resilient to the progress of Alzheimer's Disease (AD) than was initially assumed. This paper reports performance at four annual assessments of 78 people with either autopsy confirmed (n = 50) or clinical diagnosis of AD (n = 28). Results indicate that NART score does decline over time and that extent of decline is a function of… CONTINUE READING
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