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The Psychogeriatric Assessment Scales (PAS)

MacKinnon, Andrew; Jorm, Anthony F


The Psychogeriatric Assessment Scales (PAS) are designed to gather information on the major psychogeriatric disorders: dementia and depression. Rather than attempting to classify persons as simply well or ill, PAS scales rate depression, cognitive performance, cognitive change, behaviour change and history of stroke. This approach recognizes that only small differences may separate poorly functioning individuals classified as well from those classified as demented or depressed. Information is...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
Source: Geriatrics Today: Journal of the Canadian Geriatrics Society


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