Boston Naming Test

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Boston Naming Test



A neuropsychiatric test to measure aphasia and naming ability. In the test the subject must name 60 line drawings of common and rarely seen objects. It is frequently used to assess patients with autism, brain injuries, or strokes.
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Boston Naming Test (BNT-60): The original test developed by Kaplan, Goodglass and Weintraub (33) is a precision measurement tool used frequently for evaluating cognitive disorder, dementia and aphasia.
Semantic error patterns on the Boston Naming Test in normal aging, amnestic mild cognitive impairment, and mild Alzheimer's disease: is there semantic disruption?
Weintraub, Boston Naming Test, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia-Tokyo, 2001.
Abbreviations: APA = American Psychological Association, BDI-II = Beck Depression Inventory-II, BNT = Boston Naming Test, CVLT-II = California Verbal Learning Test-II, DVT = Digit Vigilance Test, IADL = instrumental activity of daily life, MEDVAMC = Michael E.
All patients underwent a comprehensive assessment of language performance employing the Western Aphasia Battery [9] and the Boston Naming Test [10], yielding a global measure of aphasia (the aphasia quotient) and scores related to speech fluency, comprehension, repetition, content, and object naming.
For language, semantic fluency test of the one minute verbal fluency for animals and Boston Naming Test [29] were used.
Using the PALPA and the Boston Naming Test (BNT) (Table 2), adequate performance was observed in picture naming, phonological discrimination (words/non-words), lexical decision (depending on imageability and frequency) and linguistic understanding of sentence reading and repetition of words regardless of length, in both reading and writing.
Empirical comparison of alternate forms of the Boston Naming Test as a screen for language disorders in children.
Cognitive tests administered including the Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale-Cognitive Subscale (ADAS-Cog), the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Ill (WAIS-III), the Boston Naming Test, the Controlled Oral Word Association Test, the Clock Drawing Test, the Wechsler Memory Scale-Revised (WMS-R), the Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test, the Trail Making Test, and the Beck Depression Inventory.
The CERAD-K neuropsychological evaluation consists of nine neuropsychological subtests (Verbal Fluency Test, Modified Boston Naming Test, Korean version of the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE), Word List Memory, Construction Praxis, Word List Delayed Recall, Word List Recognition, Construction Recall, and Trail-Making Tests A and B) and was administered to all subjects by experienced clinical neuropsychologists or nurses prior to and after the exercise program.

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