Validity and Reliability of the European Portuguese Version of Neuropsychiatric Inventory in an Institutionalized Sample

@inproceedings{Ferreira2015ValidityAR,
  title={Validity and Reliability of the European Portuguese Version of Neuropsychiatric Inventory in an Institutionalized Sample},
  author={Ana Rita Ferreira and S{\'o}nia Martins and Orqu{\'i}dea Silva Ribeiro and Lia Fernandes},
  booktitle={Journal of clinical medicine research},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Neuropsychiatric symptoms are very common in dementia and have been associated with patient and caregiver distress, increased risk of institutionalization and higher costs of care. In this context, the neuropsychiatric inventory (NPI) is the most widely used comprehensive tool designed to measure neuropsychiatric Symptoms in geriatric patients with dementia. The aim of this study was to present the validity and reliability of the European Portuguese version of NPI. METHODS A cross… CONTINUE READING
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