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Elderly norms for the Hopkins Verbal Learning Test-Revised.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11262707     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The present study evaluates the effects of age, education, and gender in a representative sample of older adults and provides normative data for community-dwelling elderly. Age and gender had significant effects on HVLT-R performance. We provide age- and gender-adjusted normative data. Surprisingly, education level did not affect HVLT-R performance, indicating that education-adjusted norms are not necessary for this measure within this age range. We evaluated a subsample of subjects census-matched on age, education, and gender. These subjects did not differ in overall performance from our entire sample. Therefore, the normative data provided in this paper can be considered to be census-comparable for age, education, and gender.
Authors:
R D Vanderploeg; J A Schinka; T Jones; B J Small; A B Graves; J A Mortimer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Clinical neuropsychologist     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1385-4046     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Neuropsychol     Publication Date:  2000 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-03-23     Completed Date:  2001-07-12     Revised Date:  2007-06-01    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8806548     Medline TA:  Clin Neuropsychol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  318-24     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Departments of Psychology and Neurology, James A. Haley VA Medical Center, and University of South Florida, Tampa, USA. Rodney.Vanderploeg@med.va.gov
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Cognition Disorders / diagnosis*
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Neuropsychological Tests*
Reference Values
Verbal Learning*

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