The verbal fluency index: Dutch normative data for cognitive testing in ALS.

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OBJECTIVE Executive dysfunction occurs in 30-50% of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients and is most frequently assessed with the verbal fluency test. The verbal fluency index (VFI) has been developed to correct for slowness of speech in ALS, and reflects the average thinking time per word. However, its use as a marker of cognitive impairment is… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/21678421.2014.906620

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@article{Beeldman2014TheVF, title={The verbal fluency index: Dutch normative data for cognitive testing in ALS.}, author={Emma Beeldman and Bregje Jaeger and Joost Raaphorst and Meinie Seelen and Jan H Veldink and Leonard van den Berg and M de Visser and Ben A. Schmand}, journal={Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis & frontotemporal degeneration}, year={2014}, volume={15 5-6}, pages={388-91} }