Research and Funding

Instruments to Detect Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults

Abbreviated Mental Test (Abbreviated Mental Status Test)

Abbreviation: 
AMT
Administration Method: 
Administration Time: 
Notes: 
5 min (126); <5 min (110)
Level of Expertise to Administer: 
Notes: 
Wikipedia website shows the questionnaire, which can be administered by anyone.
Cost: 
0
Measures Change Over Time: 
No
Target Age Range: 
85+
Notes: 
65-85 yrs (110)
Diagnoses: 
Education Level Required to Understand Test:
Special Population Samples: 
Cognitive Domains Assessed: 
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References

Reference Number Title Citation PMID DOI
126 A review of screening tests for cognitive impairment. Cullen B, O'Neill B, Evans JJ, Coen RF, Lawlor BA J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2007 Aug;78(8):790-9. Epub 2006 Dec 18. 17178826 10.1136/jnnp.2006.095414
110 Screening for dementia: a review of self- and informant-assessment instruments Nicolas Cherbuin, Kaarin J. Anstey and Darren M. Lipnicki. International Psychogeriatrics (2008), 20:3, 431–458 18289452 10.1017/s104161020800673x
42 Brief cognitive screening instruments: an update. Ismail Z, Rajji TK, Shulman KI Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2010 Feb;25(2):111-20. 19582756 10.1002/gps.2306