• Psychology, Medicine
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    Alzheimer disease and…
    1997

Informant-rated activities-of-daily-living (ADL) assessments: results of a study of 141 items in the U.S.A., Germany, Russia, and Greece from the International ADL Scale Development Project.

@article{Lehfeld1997InformantratedA,
  title={Informant-rated activities-of-daily-living (ADL) assessments: results of a study of 141 items in the U.S.A., Germany, Russia, and Greece from the International ADL Scale Development Project.},
  author={H Lehfeld and Barry Reisberg and Sanford I. Finkel and Siegfried Kanowski and V. D. Wied and J Pittas and Magda Ch. Tsolaki and Philippe Henri Robert and F. La Hulla and Kurt Heininger and Hellmut Erzigkeit},
  journal={Alzheimer disease and associated disorders},
  year={1997},
  volume={11 Suppl 4},
  pages={
          S39-44
        }
}
The analyses of an international pilot study presented in this article focused on the development of a cross-nationally valid activities-of-daily-living (ADL) scale sensitive to therapeutic effects in patients with mild memory impairment and mild to moderately severe dementia. The present report, which is part of an ongoing international research project, describes field testing results for 141 informant-rated items. The comparability of samples investigated in research centers in the U.S.A… CONTINUE READING

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