POWER OF DISCRIMINATION OF MONTREAL COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT (MOCA) SCALE IN TURKISH PATIENTS WITH MILD COGNITIVE IMPAIREMENT AND ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE


SELEKLER K. , CANGÖZ B. , ULUÇ S.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.13, no.3, pp.166-171, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.166-171

Abstract

Introduction: The MOCA is a screening device used to assess attention and concentration, executive functions, memory, language, visuo-spatial abilities, abstract thinking, calculation, and orientation domains. The main aim of this study is to carry out a cultural adaptation study and to evaluate the predictive validity of the MOCA in Turkish Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer's Disease (AD) patients.