Applied Technologies and Innovations

  Previous Article | Back to Volume | Next Article
  Abstract | References | Citation | Download | Preview | Statistics
Volume 7
Issue 2
Online publication date 2012-06-21
Title Mini-mental status exam mapping to the corresponding brain areas in dementia
Author Nina Khachiyants, Kye Y. Kim
Abstract
The Mini-Mental Status Examination (MMSE) is a brief screening instrument frequently used to evaluate and monitor patients with different types of dementia. Each cognitive domain evaluated with MMSE has corresponding brain areas that responsible for that function. The purpose of this study was to attempt better understanding of relations between cognitive function and brain regions responsible for that particular function. Literature review related to correspondence of different cognitive domains assessed with MMSE to related brain areas in dementia has been done using Pub Med and other sources, and was reflected in the table. It may be useful for both clinical and educational purposes, especially when clinical evidence of specific cognitive deficit may be correlated with topical anatomical of functional changes evidenced on imaging studies
Citation
References
Apostolova, L., Lu, P., Rogers, S., Dutton, R., Hayashi, K., Toga, A., Cummings, J., Thompson, P., 2006. “3D mapping of mini-mental state examination performance in clinical and preclinical Alzheimer disease,” Alzheimer Dis. Assoc. Disord., Vol.20(4), pp.224-31

Cao, Q., Jiang, K., Zhang, M. et al., 2003. “Brain glucose metabolism and neuropsychological test in patients with mild cognitive impairment,” Chin Med J (England), Vol.116, pp.1235-238

Feinberg, T., Farah, M., 2003. Behavioral neurology and neuropsychology, New York: McGraw-Hill 1st Ed, 1997; 2nd Ed, 2003

Frisoni, G., Testa, C., Zorzan, A. et al., 2002. “Detection of grey matter loss in mild Alzheimer’s disease with voxel based morphometry,” J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatrym, Vol.73, pp.657-64 

Frediani, J., 2010. “Correlation of brain change and cognitive decline in the elderly,” The UC Davis Undegraduate Research Journal, Vol.13, p.4 http://undergraduateresearch.ucdavis.edu/ explorations/2010/docs/Frediani.pdf , Retrieved in June 23, 2012

Folstein, M., Folstein, S., McHugh, P., 1975. “Mini-mental state: A practical method for grading the cognitive state of patients for the clinician,” J Psychiatr Res., Vol.12, pp.189-98

Heilman, K., 2002. Matter of mind: A neurologist’s view of brain behavior relationships, New York: Oxford University Press

Kawano, M., Ichimiya, A., Ogomori, K. et al., 2001. “Relationship between both IQ and Mini-Mental State Examination and the regional cerebral glucose metabolism in clinically diagnosed Alzheimer’s disease: A PET study,” Dement. Geriatr Cogn Disord., Vol.12(2), pp.171-76

Lampl, Y., Sadeh, M., Laker, O. et al., 2003. “Correlation of neuropsychological evaluation and SPECT imaging in patients with Alzheimer’s disease,” Int J Geriartr Psychiatry, Vol.18, pp.288-91

Sadavoy, J., Jarvik, L., Grossberg, G., Meyers, B., 2005. Comprehensive Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry, Third Edition, New York, W.W. Norton & Co.

Snyder, P., Nussbaum, P., Robins, D., 2005. Clinical neuropsychology: A Pocket handbook for assessment, Second Edition, Washington, APA

Ushijima, Y., Okuyama, C., Mori, S. et al., 2002. “Relationship between cognitive function and regional cerebral blood flow in Alzheimer’s disease,” Nucl Med Commun., Vol.23, pp.779-84

Keywords Mini-Mental Status Examination, dementia, brain areas
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.15208/ati.2012.7
Pages 55-58
Download Full PDF Download
  Previous Article | Back to Volume | Next Article
Share
Search in articles
Statistics
Journal Published articles
ATI 263
Journal Hits
ATI 698549
Journal Downloads
ATI 7514
Total users online -