Cross-cultural adaptation, reliability and validity of the DAFS-R in a sample of Brazilian older adults.

@article{Pereira2010CrossculturalAR,
  title={Cross-cultural adaptation, reliability and validity of the DAFS-R in a sample of Brazilian older adults.},
  author={Fernanda Speggiorin Pereira and Alexandra Martini Oliveira and Breno S Diniz and Orestes Vicente Forlenza and M{\^o}nica Sanches Yassuda},
  journal={Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={335-43}
}
The Direct Assessment of Functional Status-Revised (DAFS-R) is an instrument developed to objectively measure functional capacities required for independent living. The objective of this study was to translate and culturally adapt the DAFS-R for Brazilian Portuguese (DAFS-BR) and to evaluate its reliability and validity. The DAFS-BR was administered to 89… CONTINUE READING