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Evaluation of the Modified Mini-Mental State Examination in a general psychiatric population.
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PMID:  1933759     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Studies of clinical cognitive screening tests began in the 1960s, and ten instruments have been reported in the English literature. In this study, we have compared the widely used Mini-Mental State Examination developed by Folstein with a reportedly enhanced version, the Modified Mini-Mental State Examination devised by Teng, using a sample of 250 patients (inpatients, outpatients, emergency). We have come to the conclusion that the modifications brought about by Teng result in a minor improvement of the validity of the Mini-Mental State Examination in a psychiatric patients in a general hospital.
C J Lamarre; S B Patten
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0706-7437     ISO Abbreviation:  Can J Psychiatry     Publication Date:  1991 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-12-26     Completed Date:  1991-12-26     Revised Date:  2007-08-01    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7904187     Medline TA:  Can J Psychiatry     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  507-11     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta.
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MeSH Terms
Delirium, Dementia, Amnestic, Cognitive Disorders / diagnosis*,  psychology*
Emergency Services, Psychiatric
Mental Disorders / diagnosis*,  psychology*
Mental Status Schedule / statistics & numerical data*
Observer Variation

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