Title: Brief assessment of cognition in schizophrenia: normative data in an English-speaking ethnic Chinese sample
year: 2013
Journal: Arch Clin Neuropsychol
Volume: 28
Issue: 8
Pages: 845-58
Epubdate: 06/08/2013
date: Dec
Alternate Journal: Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists
ISSN: 0887-6177
DOI: 10.1093/arclin/act060
Accession Number: 23912998
Abstract: There is a dearth of non-Western normative data for neuropsychological batteries designed to measure cognitive deficits in schizophrenia. Here, we provide normative data for English-speaking ethnic Chinese on the widely used Brief Assessment of Cognition in Schizophrenia acquired from 595 healthy community participants between ages 14 and 55. Means and standard deviations of subtests and composite scores were stratified by age group and sex. We also explored linear regression approaches to generate continuous norms adjusted for age, sex, and education. Notable differences in subtest performances were found against a Western comparison sample. Normative data established in the current sample are essential for clinical and research purposes as it serves as a reference source of cognition for ethnic Chinese.
Notes: 1873-5843
Eng, Goi Khia
Lam, Max
Bong, Yioe Ling
Subramaniam, Mythily
Bautista, Dianne
Rapisarda, Attilio
Kraus, Michael
Lee, Jimmy
Collinson, Simon Lowes
Chong, Siow Ann
Keefe, Richard S E
Journal Article
Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
United States
Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2013 Dec
28(8):845-58. doi: 10.1093/arclin/act060. Epub 2013 Aug 1.
URI: https://open-access.imh.com.sg/handle/123456789/4611
Authors Address: Research Division, Institute of Mental Health (Singapore), Singapore, Singapore.
Database Provider: NLM
language: eng
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