Development and psychometric evaluation of a scale to measure impaired self-awareness of hyper- and hypokinetic movements in Parkinson's disease.

@article{Maier2015DevelopmentAP,
  title={Development and psychometric evaluation of a scale to measure impaired self-awareness of hyper- and hypokinetic movements in Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Franziska Maier and Anna L Ellereit and Christian Eggers and Catharine J. Lewis and Esther Annegret Pelzer and Elke Kalbe and Nicole Ernstmann and George P. Prigatano and Gereon R. Fink and Lars Timmermann},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS},
  year={2015},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={
          221-30
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) can show impaired self-awareness of motor deficits (ISAm). We developed a new scale that measures ISAm severity of hyper- and hypokinetic movements in PD during medication on state and defined its psychometric criteria. METHOD Included were 104 right-handed, non-depressed, non-demented patients. Concerning ISAm, 38 motor symptoms were assessed using seven tasks, which were performed and self-rated concerning presence of deficit (yes/no) by all… CONTINUE READING
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