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Effects of age, education and gender on verbal fluency.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14566579     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The objective was to study the effects of age, education and gender on verbal fluency in cognitively unimpaired, older individuals. The methods used were as follows: cognitively unimpaired elderly (55-84 years) subjects (n=153), were administered category (animal) (CF) and letter (/pa/) (LF) fluency tasks, in their native language of Malayalam. Results and conclusions were (1) Level of education, but not age or gender, significantly influence LF. (2) Level of education (directly) and in the elderly subjects, age (inversely) affect CF. (3) Age, but not education, has a differential effect on the tasks of verbal fluency, influencing CF more than LF.
Authors:
P S Mathuranath; A George; P J Cherian; A Alexander; S G Sarma; P S Sarma
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1380-3395     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Exp Neuropsychol     Publication Date:  2003 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-10-20     Completed Date:  2003-12-29     Revised Date:  2008-04-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8502170     Medline TA:  J Clin Exp Neuropsychol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1057-64     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, Cognition and Behavioral Neurology Center, Sri Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, India. mathu@sctimst.ac.in
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Age Factors
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Aging / physiology*
Educational Status
Female
Humans
Language*
Language Tests
Male
Mental Status Schedule
Middle Aged
Neuropsychological Tests
Sex Factors
Verbal Behavior / physiology*
Verbal Learning / physiology*

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