Year: 2017 Source: Philadelphia, PA: F.A. David Company. ((1977). 182 p. SIEC No: 20170661

Intended not only for the neurologist or psychiatrist, but for all physicians, describes methods for performing mental status evaluation that reflect new knowledge concerning disorders of the higher functions–specification of anatomic systems involved in different behaviors, and increased understanding of the mechanisms underlying disordered function. Guidelines for brief screening are included, among them a shortened form of the examination for patients with Alzheimer’s disease.