Validity and reliability of the newly translated Hellenic Neuropsychiatric Inventory (H-NPI) applied to Greek outpatients with Alzheimer's disease: a study of disturbing behaviors among referrals to a memory clinic.

@article{Politis2004ValidityAR,
  title={Validity and reliability of the newly translated Hellenic Neuropsychiatric Inventory (H-NPI) applied to Greek outpatients with Alzheimer's disease: a study of disturbing behaviors among referrals to a memory clinic.},
  author={Antonis M. Politis and Lawrence S. Mayer and Maria Passa and Antonis Maillis and C. G. Lyketsos},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={2004},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={203-8}
}
CONTEXT No rating scales of the neuropsychiatric symptoms of patients with dementia and Alzheimer's disease (AD) have previously been developed or translated. OBJECTIVES To develop a Hellenic translation of the Neuropsychiatric Inventory (NPI), to evaluate it's reliability and validity, and to compare NPI results in Greek patients referred to a neuropsychiatry clinic for either of two reasons: disturbing behaviors evoking embarrassment and disturbing behaviors evoking fear in the caregiver… CONTINUE READING