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, cilt.13, ss.166-171, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 13 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.166-171

Özet

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.