Skip to Main content Skip to Navigation
Master Thesis

Développement et applicabilité d’un test de dessin de mémoire auprès de patients avec et sans trouble sémantique

Abstract : Semantic memory (SM) includes the knowledge we have about the world and which are essential to language comprehension and production. Semantic disorder is objectified in neurodegenerative pathologies such as progressive semantic variant aphasia, lobar behavioral variant dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Its diagnosis is based on a multimodal evaluation but few tests exist in non-verbal production modality. The Rouen Resources and Research Memory Center (CMRR) has undertaken the development of a memory item drawing test since 2017. The purpose of this study is to assess the applicability of this test in healthy subjects and patients with and without semantic disorder. Based on a semantic disorder screening algorithm, also developed within the CMRR, we have recruited 10 healthy subjects and 13 patients, including 5 diagnosed with a semantic disorder. The results demonstrated the applicability of this test in sight of the time required (m = 6,92 minutes), its rating reliability and its discriminating capacity of semantic disorder (p = 0,0014). The results also demonstrated the main items to consider and the qualitative elements specific to semantic disorder. Finally, this study supports the possibility to objectify the variability of a semantic disorder through the analysis of patient’s drawings. Now, it seems appropriate to undertake the standardization of this test with a large sample of healthy subjects and patients.
Complete list of metadata
Contributor : Claire Leboeuf Connect in order to contact the contributor
Submitted on : Tuesday, July 6, 2021 - 2:20:55 PM
Last modification on : Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:16:40 PM
Long-term archiving on: : Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 6:44:06 PM


Files produced by the author(s)


  • HAL Id : dumas-03279335, version 1


Léa Delahoulière. Développement et applicabilité d’un test de dessin de mémoire auprès de patients avec et sans trouble sémantique. Sciences cognitives. 2021. ⟨dumas-03279335⟩



Record views


Files downloads