proverbs test

proverbs test

Neurology A test of abstract thinking based on the ability to explain proverbs, a facet of intelligence that deteriorates in dementia. See Mini-mental test.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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There was a positive and significant moderate correlation between the Accuracy Only and Abstraction Only scores of Proverbs Test Free Inquiry (r= .39, p= .008).
An additional aspect to our investigation was the evaluation of performance in the multiple-choice proverbs test. As expected, we found an impairment in schizophrenia.
Gorham, "Additional norms and scoring suggestions for the Proverbs Test," Psychological Reports, vol.