Dementia: A Study on the Severity of Dementia and Visuospatial Examinations in the WAIS-R
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Dementia is a state of cognitive decline, specifically dementia of the Alzheimer’s type (DAT) is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. The severity of dementia can range from normal functioning to severely demented. Categorizing dementia patients into three groups, normal, mild impairment, and severely demented their scores on the WAIS-R, an intelligence test, on seven tasks of visuospatial intelligence it was found that there were significant differences between the three groups on some tasks.
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