Modified Mini-Mental State Examination (3MS)

Teng Evelyn Lee; Chui HC

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Basic description

Derived from the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) in 1987


Teng Evelyn Lee; Chui HC

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The MMSE is a brief screening test for dementia and the chief objectives of the 3MS are to extend the ceiling and the floor of the test, to sample a wider range of cognitive abilities and to enhance the reliability and the validity of the scores
Therapeutic area
  • Nervous System Diseases
  • Mental Disorders
Therapeutic indication
  • Generic for Nervous System Diseases
  • Dementia
Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • ClinRO ClinRO
Original language(s)
  • English for the USA
8 translation(s)
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Teng EL, Chui HC. The Modified Mini-Mental State (3MS) examination. J Clin Psychiatry. 1987 Aug;48(8):314-8 (PubMed Abstract)

Last update: October 2017
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