Promoting Excellence : Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE)

Instrument Name:
Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE)

Clinical Care Tools - Clinical Assessment Tools

Marshall F. Folstein, MD

Author Contact Information:
Department of Psychiatry
New England Medical Center
750 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111
[email protected]

cognitive status, cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's, cognitive assessment, quality of life, function, sypmtom assessment

Rover,B.W. & Folstein, M.F. Mini-mental state exam in clinical practice. Hospital Practice 1987; 22(1A): 99,103,106, 110.

To use this tool:
This tool is copyrighted and is available from Psychological Assessment Resources (PAR). The PAR qualification form for medical and allied health professionals as well as the order form is available at

To view this tool:
This link leads to a site where you may purchase the MMSE:

# UCP05, type:clinical_assessment

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