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How does a mini mental state exam help diagnose Alzheimer's disease?

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This brief test checks your:

It will help your doctor know whether there are problems with the areas of your brain involved in learning, memory, thinking, or planning skills.

  • Problem-solving skills
  • Attention span
  • Counting skills
  • Memory

SOURCES: 

The Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation. 

News release, FDA. Alzheimer's Association. 

Society for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. 

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 19, 2019

SOURCES: 

The Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation. 

News release, FDA. Alzheimer's Association. 

Society for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. 

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 19, 2019

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