WAIS-R marker for dementia of the Alzheimer type? An empirical and statistical induction test.

A specific WAIS subtest pattern has recently been shown to occur more frequently in cases of dementia of the Alzheimer's type (DAT) than in cases of multi-infarct dementia (Fuld, 1984; Brinkman & Braun, 1984). To date, only one study has examined the frequency of this WAIS pattern in a normal elderly sample and found it to be infrequent (Tuokko & Crocket… CONTINUE READING