IQCODE

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IQCODEInformant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline (in the Elderly)
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The Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly (https://www.
A short form of the informant questionnaire on cognitive decline in the elderly (IQCODE): development and cross-validation.
The USPSTF looked at studies that used the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE), Clock Drawing Test, verbal fluency tests, Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly, Memory Impairment Screen, MiniCog Test, Abbreviated Mental Test, and Short Portable Mental Status Questionnaire.
The interviews incorporated the Canberra Interview for the Elderly which provides diagnoses of dementia and depression by both American Psychiatric Association Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 3rd edition, revised (DSM-III-R) and International Classification of Diseases, 10th edition (ICD-10) criteria [17, 18], as well as the following cognitive tests: MMSE [1], the National Adult Reading Test (NART) [19], the Symbol-Letter Modalities Test [20], the Episodic Memory Test: [21] and the Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly (IQCODE) [22-23].
MMSE, Mini-Mental State Examination; NART, National Adult Reading Test; IQCODE, Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly; DSM-III-R, American Psychiatric Association
The Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline (IQCODE) is a screening tool for dementia designed to overcome some of these problems.
Performance of the Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly (IQCODE) as a screening test for dementia.
Jorm and Korten [6] have developed an instrument, based on informant assessment, known as the Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly (IQCODE) and have found it to be a valid and reliable screening measure for dementia and useful for charting cognitive decline in dementia patients.
The aim of this paper is to assess the validity of one informant scale, the Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly (IQCODE) [3], as a measure of cognitive change.
Jorm AF, Jacomb PA The Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly (IQCODE): sociodemographic correlates, reliability, validity and some norms.