Optimizing mild cognitive impairment for discriminating dementia risk in the general older population

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  • Blossom C M Stephan
  • George M Savva
  • Carol Brayne
  • John Bond
  • Ian G McKeith
  • Fiona E Matthews
  • Medical Research Council Cognitive Function and Ageing Study


Criteria for mild cognitive impairment (MCI) predict dementia risk in the clinic. Dementia risk in the population is different and whether there is an optimal MCI-derived threshold for discriminating at-risk from not-at-risk cases in the general older population is not known.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)662-73
Number of pages12
JournalThe American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2010


    Research areas

  • Activities of Daily Living, Aged, Cognition Disorders, Dementia, Diagnosis, Differential, Disease Progression, Great Britain, Humans, Incidence, Neuropsychological Tests, Predictive Value of Tests, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, ROC Curve, Risk Factors

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