Reliability and validity of a tardive dyskinesia videotape rating technique.

@article{Barnes1982ReliabilityAV,
  title={Reliability and validity of a tardive dyskinesia videotape rating technique.},
  author={Thomas R. E. Barnes and Tom Trauer},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={1982},
  volume={140},
  pages={
          508-15
        }
}
Ninety-four psychiatric in-patients, receiving regular antipsychotic medication, were videotaped using a standard procedure. The tapes were rated by blind observers using a simple scoring system for the duration of abnormal movements. Using this combined videotape and rating scale assessment technique the re-rating reliability, inter-rater reliability and test-retest reliability were high. In order to demonstrate the validity of the technique the rating scale scores in a sub-sample of 30… CONTINUE READING