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Tests That Combine Cognitive Domains

By selecting | Studies | , you can view those epidemiologic studies which have used a given measure.

o Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease battery (CERAD) (Morris J et al. 1988; 1989; 1993). Administration time: 20-30 min. Battery measures the principal cognitive manifestations of AD (e.g. memory, language, praxis, general intellectual status). Tests include: Verbal Fluency, Modified Boston Naming Test, MMSE, Word List Memory, Constructional Praxis, Word List Recall, Word List Recognition. The clinical utility of the battery has been demonstrated in North American samples, and in a Jamaican sample (Unverzagt et al. 1999). The CERAD has also been used with Taiwanese and French elderly. | Studies |

o Cambridge Examination for Mental Disorders of the Elderly (CAMDEX) (Roth M et al. 1986;. Roth M, Huppert FA et al. 1988). CAMCOG, the cognitive section of CAMDEX, consists of 60 items. 11 subscores: orientation, language comprehension, language expression, recent memory, remote memory, learning memory, attention, praxis, calculation, abstract thinking, perception. | Studies |

o Dementia Rating Scale (DRS) (Mattis 1989). Includes assessments of initiation, attention, memory, spatial ability and conceptualization. | Studies |

o MacArthur Cognitive Battery (Inouye et al. 1993). Includes items from the Boston Naming Test; Delayed Recognition Span Test; Similarities subtest of WAIS; Figure copying; Delayed recall of items from Boston Naming Test. | Studies |