The Mini-Mental State Examination

A Brief Cognitive Assessment

Marshal Folstein, Susan Folstein, Jonathan Folstein

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5 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPrinciples and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry: Third Edition
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Pages145-146
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9780470747230
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2 2010

Keywords

  • Low MMSE scores - in elderly depressed patients
  • Low MMSE scores, in elderly depressed patients - cognitive impairment, showing cognitive deterioration
  • Mini-mental state examination - brief cognitive assessment
  • Mini-mental status examination (MMSE) - a scored, 10-minute form of traditional cognitive mental status examination
  • MMSE and floor and ceiling effects - severely impaired patients, scoring zero
  • MMSE score - not providing a diagnosis, pathology or aetiology
  • MMSE, excellent test-retest and inter-rater reliability
  • MMSE, low in frontal/subcortical dementia - in huntington's disease
  • MMSE, not assessing superior cognitive capacity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Folstein, M., Folstein, S., & Folstein, J. (2010). The Mini-Mental State Examination: A Brief Cognitive Assessment. In Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry: Third Edition (pp. 145-146). John Wiley and Sons. https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470669600.ch27

The Mini-Mental State Examination : A Brief Cognitive Assessment. / Folstein, Marshal; Folstein, Susan; Folstein, Jonathan.

Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry: Third Edition. John Wiley and Sons, 2010. p. 145-146.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Folstein, M, Folstein, S & Folstein, J 2010, The Mini-Mental State Examination: A Brief Cognitive Assessment. in Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry: Third Edition. John Wiley and Sons, pp. 145-146. https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470669600.ch27
Folstein M, Folstein S, Folstein J. The Mini-Mental State Examination: A Brief Cognitive Assessment. In Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry: Third Edition. John Wiley and Sons. 2010. p. 145-146 https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470669600.ch27
Folstein, Marshal ; Folstein, Susan ; Folstein, Jonathan. / The Mini-Mental State Examination : A Brief Cognitive Assessment. Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry: Third Edition. John Wiley and Sons, 2010. pp. 145-146
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