Disability Assessment for Dementia Scale

Disability Assessment for Dementia Scale

A 10-domain, 40-item instrument that measures instrumental and basic activities of daily living in patients with dementia.
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DAD-6: A 6-item version of the disability assessment for dementia scale which may differentiate alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment from controls.
The Disability Assessment for Dementia scale (DAD) is a validated measure of activities of daily living (ADL) designed specifically for use in patients with dementia.
* Characteristic Depressed subjects (n = 105) Age (years) 74 (6) Duration of education (years) 4 (5) Gender Male 28 (27%) Female 77 (73%) CMMSE 25 (4) DAD score 89 (9) CIRS score 3 (2) CVRF 1.3 (1.2) NPI-depression score 5 (3) NPI-anxiety score 3.3 (2.9) NPI-apathy score 1.9 (2.0) HDRS score 18 (8) Diagnosis Major depressive episode 58 (55%) Dysthymia 18 (17%) Recurrent depressive disorder 19 (18%) Minor depression/adjustment disorder 5 (5%) Double depression 5 (5%) Abbreviations: CMMSE = Cantonese version of the Mini-Mental State Examination; DAD = Disability Assessment for Dementia scale; CIRS = Cumulative Illness Rating Scale; CVRF = No.
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