The assessment of changes in cognitive functioning: Age-, education-, and gender-specific Reliable Change Indices (RCIs) for older adults tested on the CERAD-NP battery. Results of the German Study on Ageing, Cognition and Dementia in Primary Care Patients (AgeCoDe)

Janine Stein, Melanie Luppa, Tobias Luck, Wolfgang Maier, Hendrik Van Den Bussche, Martin Scherer, Horst Bickel, Siegfried Weyerer, Michael Pentzek, Birgitt Wiese, Hans-Helmut Koenig & Steffi G. Riedel-Heller
Background/Aims: The diagnosis of dementia requires reliable evidence about decline in cognitive functioning over time. The CERAD-NP battery represents a commonly used neuropsychological instrument to measure cognitive functioning in the elderly. Normative data for changes in cognitive function[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]