Research and Funding

Instruments to Detect Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults

Brief Cognitive Scale

Abbreviation: 
BCS
Administration Method: 
Notes: 
Written survey completed by caregiver/ family member (175)
Administration Time: 
Level of Expertise to Administer: 
Notes: 
Caregiver/ Family Member completes the survey (175)
Measures Change Over Time: 
No
Sample Source: 
Target Age Range: 
85+
Notes: 
65 and over; Mean age: 72.81, 74.06, 73.17 (175)
Education Level Required to Understand Test:
Special Population Samples: 
No information identified
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References

Reference Number Title Citation PMID DOI
175 Informant-rated cognitive symptoms in normal aging, mild cognitive impairment and dementia. Initial development of an informant-rated screen (Brief Cognitive Scale) for mild cognitive impairment and dementia. Krishnan LR, Levy RM, Wagner HR, et al. Psychopharmacol Bull 2001;35:79–88. 12397880