Mini Mental State Test

German: Mini-Mental-Status-Test
Japanese: ミニメンタルステート検査

Neuropsychology. A brief psychometric test that is commonly used to screen for cognitive impairment and dementia. In about 10 minutes it samples various functions including arithmetic, memory, orientation, language use, comprehension, and basic motor skills. The maximal score is 30. Scores below 25 points indicate cognitive impairment. Scores of 10-20 points indicate moderate dementia, below 10 points severe dementia.

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