Validity of the Dementia Rating Scale in assessing cognitive function in Parkinson's disease.

@article{Brown1999ValidityOT,
  title={Validity of the Dementia Rating Scale in assessing cognitive function in Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Gregory Brown and A A Rahill and Jay M Gorell and Colm McDonald and Sandra J Brown and Matti Sillanpaa and Cliff W Shults},
  journal={Journal of geriatric psychiatry and neurology},
  year={1999},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={180-8}
}
Two studies examined the validity of the Dementia Rating Scale (DRS) as a measure of cognitive functioning among patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). The DRS accounted for more variation in the level of cognitive functioning of PD patients than either the Mini-Mental Status Examination or a battery of tests selected to assess specific cognitive deficits associated with PD. Further, DRS subtests displayed strong convergent and discriminant validity with a comprehensive Criterion… CONTINUE READING
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