COST: Cognitive State Test, a brief screening battery for Alzheimer disease in illiterate and literate patients

Babacan-Yildiz G., IŞIK A. T., Ur E., Aydemir E., Ertas C., Cebi M., ...More

INTERNATIONAL PSYCHOGERIATRICS, vol.25, no.3, pp.403-412, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1017/s1041610212001780
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.403-412
  • Keywords: Alzheimer dementia, neuropsychological evaluation, screening battery, MINI-MENTAL-STATE, COMMUNITY POPULATION, DEMENTIA, PREVALENCE, SCALE, MOCA, AGE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Background: The aim was to develop a brief screening battery, Cognitive State Test (COST), for detecting the presence of dementia in both illiterate and literate patients and to assess its validity and reliability.