mental state


mental state
emotional condition, mental condition

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • mental state examination — MSE a full psychiatric examination of signs and symptoms, which takes place during a psychiatric interview and should apply only to signs and symptoms elicited at that time; it should not take into account historical information. The examination… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • Mini-Mental State Examination — Der Mini Mental Status Test (Abk. MMST) wurde 1975 von Folstein und Kollegen entwickelt, um ein für den klinischen Alltag geeignetes Screening Verfahren zur Feststellung kognitiver Defizite zu bieten. Seit seiner Einführung in den klinischen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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