Journal article

Screening Tools for Cognitive Impairment in Adults with Substance Use Disorders: A Systematic Review.

Katherine Y Ko, Nicole Ridley, Shayden D Bryce, Kelly Allott, Angela Smith, Jody Kamminga

J Int Neuropsychol Soc | Published : 2021

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: Cognitive impairment is common in individuals with substance use disorders (SUDs), yet no evidence-based guidelines exist regarding the most appropriate screening measure for use in this population. This systematic review aimed to (1) describe different cognitive screening measures used in adults with SUDs, (2) identify substance use populations and contexts these tools are utilised in, (3) review diagnostic accuracy of these screening measures versus an accepted objective reference standard, and (4) evaluate methodology of included studies for risk of bias. METHODS: Online databases (PsycINFO, MEDLINE, Embase, and CINAHL) were searched for relevant studies according to pre-deter..

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