Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly


Behavioural Pathology in Alzheimer's Disease

Purpose : To measure behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in persons with Alzheimer’s disease.

Admin time :  20 min

User Friendly :  High

Administered by : Clinical rating scale based on the interview of the informant (though it has been used in self-complete form by a suitable informant).
Most Appropriate: Acute, Primary, Community, and Residential Care. Measurement of BPAD including change as the result of interventions.


Content : Consists of two parts: the first part concentrates on symptomatology, and the second requires a global rating of the symptoms, on a four-point scale of severity.

The domains covered are paranoid and delusional ideation; hallucinations; activity disturbances; aggression; diurnal variation; mood; and anxieties and phobias.


Author :  (Reusberg B,1997)


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This Tool is used in Dementia

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Dementia is one of 4 sub-domains of the  

Psychological Assessment

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The Psychological Assessment is one of 8 domains of the

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)

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