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Dementia pp 77-112 | Cite as

Dementia and Psychological Testing

  • Allen Jack Edwards
Part of the Perspectives on Individual Differences book series (PIDF)

Abstract

The evaluation of test results by psychologists is extensive. Included in the process are a variety of measures that may be used in decision making about the type and degree of mental incompetence found in the dementias. Most of these tests were not designed for this specific purpose, but they have either been accepted as appropriate to the purpose or have been adapted to the decision-making process.

Keywords

Episodic Memory Semantic Memory Psychological Testing Dementia Patient Senile Dementia 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Allen Jack Edwards
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  1. 1.Southwest Missouri State UniversitySpringfieldUSA

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