Journal article

Memory Complaints in Healthy Middle-Aged Adults Are Not Associated with Memory or Sustained Attention Performance

Yi-En Quek, Kok Hon Leuar, Michael M Saling, Katherine A Johnson

Journal of Attention Disorders | SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC | Published : 2021

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To examine the associations between the number and type of memory complaints with memory and sustained attention performance in healthy middle-aged adults. METHOD: Sixty-six healthy individuals aged 35-64 years (Mage = 47.73 years) were administered the seven Questions, Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test, Sustained Attention to Response Task, and Depression Anxiety Stress Scales 21. RESULTS: The number of memory complaints was not associated with memory or sustained attention performance but was associated with anxiety symptoms. The type of memory complaint was likewise not associated with memory or sustained attention performance. The complaints "recent change in ability to rememb..

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