The California Verbal Learning Test and other standard clinical neuropsychological tests to predict conversion from mild memory impairment to dementia.

@article{Lekeu2010TheCV,
  title={The California Verbal Learning Test and other standard clinical neuropsychological tests to predict conversion from mild memory impairment to dementia.},
  author={Françoise Lekeu and Delphine Magis and Patricia Marique and Xavier Delbeuck and Sophie Bechet and B{\'e}n{\'e}dicte Guillaume and St{\'e}phane R Adam and Jean Petermans and Gustave Moonen and Eric Salmon},
  journal={Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology},
  year={2010},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={164-73}
}
This study describes the neuropsychological assessment of 34 patients with questionable Alzheimer's disease (QAD) followed up for 3 years. Several measures were selected from the California Verbal Learning Test (CVLT) and compared to other cognitive tasks to assess the best neuropsychological indices for (a) detecting early memory impairment in QAD and (b) predicting conversion to AD. Concerning detection, the results indicated that a recall measure depending on semantic categorization (short… CONTINUE READING
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