Screening of Dementia

Screening of Dementia

Which screening techniques are commonly used in detecting dementia? 

The below are commonly used clinically and in experimental studies to screen for dementia and to rate severity of dementia

  • The Folstein Mini-Mental Status Examination (MMSE),
  • Short Blessed Dementia Scale,
  • Mattis Dementia Rating Scale

Recently, the AD8 and Mini-Cog have also been suggested, especially in primary care practices conducting the Annual Wellness Examination.


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