A person takes the mini-mental state exam, or MMSE, by answering questions that evaluate everyday mental skills, according to the Alzheimer's Association. The test allows a maximum score of 30 points. A score of 20 to 24... More »

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Doctors and other health professionals use mini-mental status exams to determine whether patients have dementia. This is exam is more correctly known as the mini-mental state exam. More »

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One online resource for accessing mental health assessment checklists is Massachusetts General Hospital School of Psychiatry. These checklists are intended to be a tool for clinicians to use to screen for symptoms of men... More »

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The standardized mini-mental state exam, or MMSE, is a series of questions that health professionals use to gauge a patient's everyday mental skills and determine the presence of dementia, according to the Alzheimer's As... More »

A mini-mental state examination, or MMSE, is a brief test to detect cognitive impairment associated with medical conditions such as dementia, Alzheimer's disease, stroke, tumors or Parkinson's disease, according to the A... More »

Items on a mental state examination include observations of the person's behavior, appearance, mood and effect. Speech cognition, thoughts, perception, and insight and judgement assessments are also on a mental state exa... More »

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The Mini-Mental State Exam, or MMSE, includes questions and tasks to evaluate a subject's memory, problem-solving skills and other cognitive abilities, according to the Alzheimer's Association. While individuals without ... More »

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