Clinical Dementia Rating
The Clinical Dementia Rating or CDR is a numeric scale used to quantify the severity of symptoms of dementia (i.e. its 'stage').Using a structured-interview protocol developed by John C. Morris and co...
Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly
The Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly (IQCODE) is a questionnaire that can be filled out by a relative or other supporter of an older person to determine whether that person ...
Mini–mental state examination
The mini–mental state examination (MMSE) or Folstein test is a sensitive, valid and reliable 30-point questionnaire that is used extensively in clinical and research settings to measure cognitive impa...
Geriatric Depression Scale
The Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) is a 30-item self-report assessment used to identify depression in the elderly. The scale was first developed in 1982 by J.A. Yesavage and others.
The GDS ques...
Abbreviated mental test score
The abbreviated mental test score (AMTS) was introduced by Hodkinson in 1972 rapidly to assess elderly patients for the possibility of dementia. Its uses in medicine have become somewhat wider, e.g. t...
General Practitioner Assessment Of Cognition
The General Practitioner Assessment of Cognition (GPCOG) is brief screening test for cognitive impairment introduced by Brodaty et al. in 2002. It was specifically developed for the use in the primary...