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Three Forms of the Clinical Tests of the Sensorium and their Reliability

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  29 January 2018

Eileen Withers
Middlesex Hospital Medical School, London, W.1
John Hinton
Middlesex Hospital Medical School, London, W.1


Although the clinical tests of the sensorium (CTS) recommended in some standard psychiatric textbooks (Slater and Roth, 1969) are in common use, and although there have been studies using most of the constituent tests, there have been few investigations into the entire collection of tests.

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Copyright © Royal College of Psychiatrists, 1971 

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