The assessment of changes in cognitive functioning in the elderly: Age- and education-specific Reliable Change Indices (RCIs) for the SIDAM. Results of the German Study on Ageing, Cognition and Dementia in Primary Care Patients (AgeCoDe)

Janine Stein, Melanie Luppa, 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 diagnostic criteria for dementia include reliable evidence of deterioration in cognitive functioning over time in objective cognitive tasks. The Structured Interview for the Diagnosis of Dementia of the Alzheimer Type, Multi-infarct Dementia and Dementia of other Etiology according[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]