Depression and its effects on a cognitive performance test

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dc.contributor.author Noi-Okwei, C.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-11-29T16:21:08Z
dc.date.available 2019-11-29T16:21:08Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.uri http://ir.uew.edu.gh/xmlui/handle/123456789/433
dc.description Published in World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology en_US
dc.description.abstract In this study, participants with adjustment disorder with depressed mood (aged 18-54 years) with mild depression (N=18), severe depression (N=12) were compared with healthy controls (N=20) on the Multidimensional Aptitude Battery (MAB) a cognitive performance test. Using One Way Analysis of Variance and Matched Sample t-test. The results of the analysis shows that severely depressed participants performed poorly on the cognitive performance test relative to controls, however there were no significant differences on the cognitive performance test scores between the severely depressed and the mildly depressed. In addition, performance on the non-verbal performance subtest was poorer than that of the verbal subtest, suggesting that depression affects the executive functions of the person. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Adjustment disorder en_US
dc.subject Cognitive performance test en_US
dc.subject Depression en_US
dc.title Depression and its effects on a cognitive performance test en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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