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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    Abstract

    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
    Volume18
    Issue number8
    Publication statusPublished - Aug 2010

    Keywords

    • 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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