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Evaluation of the Modified Mini-Mental State Examination in a general psychiatric population.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1933759     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
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.
Authors:
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    
Affiliation:
Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Delirium, Dementia, Amnestic, Cognitive Disorders / diagnosis*,  psychology*
Emergency Services, Psychiatric
Female
Hospitalization
Humans
Male
Mental Disorders / diagnosis*,  psychology*
Mental Status Schedule / statistics & numerical data*
Observer Variation
Psychometrics

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