DementiaBank Mandarin Ye Corpus

Zheng Ye
Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy, Shanghai


Participants: 43
Type of Study: test
Location: China
Media type: audio
DOI: doi:10.21415/FACZ-EW26

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Zhang, G., Ma, J., Chan, P., Ye, Z. Graph theoretical analysis of semantic fluency in patients with mild Parkinson’s disease. In preparation.

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Project Description

The corpus includes animal naming fluency data of 43 patients with Parkinson’s disease plus mild cognitive impairment. The patients were recruited and measured at the Xuanwu Hospital Research and Clinical Center for Parkinson’s disease between 2017-2019. Inclusion criteria were (a) Hoehn-Yahr 1-2; (b) age 40-80 years; (c) education more than six years; (d) diagnosed as mild cognitive impairment following Movement Disorder Society’s criteria (Montreal Cognitive Assessment 21-25). Exclusion criteria were (a) a history of other neurological diseases (e.g., epilepsy), stroke or brain injury; (b) alcohol or drug abuse; (c) possible current depression (Beck Depression Inventory-II >7) or intake of anti-depressants; (d) intake of anti-dementia drugs. Data were collected by Guanyu Zhang, and transcribed by Biman Xu and Feiyang Ye.