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)
This Tool is used in Dementia
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Dementia is one of 4 sub-domains of the
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The Psychological Assessment is one of 8 domains of the
Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)
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