Study of Episodic Memory by Using FNAME Test in Postmenopausal Women Working at Professional Daytime in Hospital: Pilot Study
Keywords:Episodic memory, FNAME test, Postmenopausal women, Pilot Study
The aim of this study was to study episodic memory by using the Face-Name Associative Memory Exam test (FNAME test) in postmenopausal women working at professional daytime in hospital. Ten volunteering postmenopausal women participants were recruited in this study, they were tested by FNAME task. Data were analyzed by descriptive statistic, these were estimated raw score to Z-score composites, and Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient. The results showed some decline of episodic memory by Z-score median (-0.15), mode (-0.15), rang (2.43), maximum, minimum (-1.56, 1.87 respectively) and percent of individual test score lower mean (70%). Analysis was pairwise Z-score of subscales these were significantly to high correlation of Cues Recall Name immediately and Cues Recall Name delayed. In conclusions, this pilot study demonstrated data, episodic memory was tested by using FNAME that trend is declined in Thai postmenopausal women and its role in shaping memory function in early elderlies. After, the FNAME test will test in larger population, these are more reliable of data and using other occupation postmenopausal women for screening episodic memory decline early in postmenopausal women.
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