Neuropsychiatric Inventory

Neuropsychiatric Inventory

A neurological testing instrument used to assess patients with Alzheimer’s disease, which assesses 12 neuropsychiatric disturbances commonly seen in dementia;
• Aberrant motor behaviour;
• Agitation;
• Anxiety
• Apathy;
• Delusions;
• Disinhibition;
• Dysphoria
• Eating disturbances;
• Euphoria;
• Hallucinations;
• Irritability;
• Night-time behaviour disturbances.
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Neuropsychiatric symptoms were measured with the Neuropsychiatric Inventory (NPI) and the Neuropsychiatric Inventory Questionnaire (NPI-Q) at baseline and during every annual visit.
Secondary efficacy endpoints include Activities of Daily Living, Neuropsychiatric Inventory and Mini-Mental State Exam.
Mood symptoms such as depression, sleep and appetite disturbances, measured with the Neuropsychiatric Inventory, Nursing Home version (NPI-NH) [11], and pain intensity assessed by the Mobilisation Observation Behaviour Intensity Dementia-2 (MOBID-2) Pain Scale [13] were also found to be reduced.
One hundred sixty patients with mild cognitive impairment (defined as a score of at least 6 on the 12-item Neuropsychiatric Inventory [NPI]) were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, 240 mg per day of Ginkgo biloba extract EGb 761 (ginkgo) or placebo for 24 weeks.
The Neuropsychiatric Inventory is the most extensively used scale for BPSD, for which many different versions are also available, such as Neuropsychiatric Inventory-Nursing Home (NPI-NH; for patients living in nursing homes), NPI--Questionnaire (a shorter form, NPI-Q) and NPI--Clinician (a form in which assessment is made not only by the caregiver but also by the clinician and the patient, as well) (12).
Citalopram also offered significant improvement over placebo in scores on the Cohen-Mansfield Agitation Inventory and the Neuropsychiatric Inventory (NPI), notably in the caregiver distress ratings on the NPI.
16) Neuropsychiatric symptoms were assessed using the Chinese version of the Neuropsychiatric Inventory (NPI) to define the presence and severity of neuropsychiatric symptoms.
The BPSD was evaluated using the Neuropsychiatric Inventory (NPI), cognitive function was evaluated by the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE), the activities of daily living was evaluated by Barthel index (BI) and Disability Assessment for Dementia (DAD), and the extrapyramidal signs were evaluated by United Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS).
the Neuropsychiatric Inventory and Caregiver Distress (NPI-D) Scale (14) to screen behavioural and psychological symptoms.
In the neuropsychiatric domain, the Neuropsychiatric inventory (NPI) was applied.