The Neuropsychiatric Inventory-Clinician rating scale (NPI-C): reliability and validity of a revised assessment of neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia.

@article{Medeiros2010TheNI,
  title={The Neuropsychiatric Inventory-Clinician rating scale (NPI-C): reliability and validity of a revised assessment of neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia.},
  author={Kate de Medeiros and Philippe Henri Robert and Serge Gauthier and Florindo Stella and Antonis Politis and J S Leoutsakos and Fernando E. Taragano and Janus L. Kremer and Andrea Brugnolo and Anton P. Porsteinsson and Yonas Endale Geda and Henry Brodaty and G{\'a}bor Gazdag and Jeffrey Cummings and C. G. Lyketsos},
  journal={International psychogeriatrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={984-94}
}
BACKGROUND Neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) affect almost all patients with dementia and are a major focus of study and treatment. Accurate assessment of NPS through valid, sensitive and reliable measures is crucial. Although current NPS measures have many strengths, they also have some limitations (e.g. acquisition of data is limited to informants or caregivers as respondents, limited depth of items specific to moderate dementia). Therefore, we developed a revised version of the NPI, known as… CONTINUE READING

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