Optimizing mild cognitive impairment for discriminating dementia risk in the general older population

Blossom C M Stephan, George M Savva, Carol Brayne, John Bond, Ian G McKeith, Fiona E Matthews, Medical Research Council Cognitive Function and Ageing Study

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Criteria for mild cognitive impairment (MCI) predict dementia risk in the clinic. Dementia risk in the population is different and whether there is an optimal MCI-derived threshold for discriminating at-risk from not-at-risk cases in the general older population is not known.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)662-73
Number of pages12
JournalThe American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2010


  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Aged
  • Cognition Disorders
  • Dementia
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Disease Progression
  • Great Britain
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Neuropsychological Tests
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Psychiatric Status Rating Scales
  • ROC Curve
  • Risk Factors

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