Leadership

Committee on Rating Scales Development

Pablo Martinez-Martin, Chair
Glenn Stebbins, Co-Chair

 

MDS Staff Liaison: Jen Wolf

Committee Purpose

The purpose of this committee is to:

  • Define the MDS rating scale programs
  • Assess the need of new MDS-rating scales
  • Provide advice on financial feasibility of new MDS-sponsored rating scales
  • Define the scientific approach for developing new rating scales
  • Supervise the process of development of scales
  • Recommend new task forces for rating scales review, revision, or development if needed

Committee Members

Esther Cubo
Christopher G. Goetz
Deborah Hall
Sheng Luo
Laura Marsh

Bart Post
Cristina Sampaio
Anette Schrag
Daniel Weintraub


 

 

 

 


Critiques and Recommendations published in Movement Disorders
by the Committee on Rating Scales Development

Measurement of Costs and Scales for Outcome Evaluation in Health Economic Studies of Parkinson's disease | PDF
Dodel R, Jönsson B, Reese JP, Winter Y, Martinez-Martin P, Holloway R, Sampaio C, Ruzicka E, Hawthorne G, Oertel W, Poewe W, Stebbins G, Rascol O, Goetz CG, Schrag A. Mov Disord. 2013 Jul 16. doi: 10.1002/mds.25571. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23861335.

Anxiety Rating Scales in Parkinson's disease: Critique and Recommendations | PDF
Leentjens AF, Dujardin K, Marsh L, Martinez-Martin P, Richard IH, Starkstein SE, Weintraub D, Sampaio C, Poewe W, Rascol O, Stebbins GT, Goetz CG.  Mov Disord 2008; 23(14):2015-2025.

Dystonia Rating Scales: Critiques and Recommendations | PDF
Alberto Albanese, Francesca Del Sorbo, Cynthia Comella, H. A. Jinnah, Jonathan W. Mink, Bart Post, Marie Vidailhet, Jens Volkmann, Thomas T. Warner, Albert F.G. Leentjens, Pablo Martinez-Martin, Glenn T. Stebbins, Christopher G. Goetz, Anette Schrag Mov Disord 2013 July 15.

Health-Related Quality-of-Life Scales in Parkinson's disease: Critique and Recommendations | PDF
Pablo Martinez-Martin, Martine Jeukens-Visser, Kelly E. Lyons, C. Rodriguez-Blazquez, Caroline Selai, Andrew Siderowf, Mickie Welsh, Werner Poewe, Oliver Rascol, Cristina Sampaio, Glenn T. Stebbins, Christopher G. Goetz and Anette Schrag. Mov Disord 2011 July 6.

Wearing-off Scales in Parkinson's disease: Critique and Recommendations | PDF
Angelo Antonini, Pablo Martinez-Martin, Ray K. Chaudhuri, Marcelo Merello, Robert Hauser, Regina Katzenschlager, Per Odin, Mark Stacy, Fabrizio Stocchi, Werner Poewe, Oliver Rascol, Cristina Sampaio, Anette Schrag, Glenn T. Stebbins, Christopher G. Goetz Mov Disord 2011 June 20.

The Movement Disorders Task Force Review of Dysautonomia Rating Scales in Parkinson's disease with Regard to Symptoms of Orthostatic Hypotension | PDF
Traon AP, Amarenco G, Duerr S, Kaufmann H, Lahrmann H, Shaftman SR, Tison F, Wenning GK, Goetz CG, Poewe W, Sampaio C, Schrag A, Stebbins GT, Rascol O. Mov Disord. 2011 May 5.

Scales to Assess Sleep Impairment in Parkinson's disease: Critique and Recommendations | PDF
Högl B, Arnulf I, Comella C, Ferreira J, Iranzo A, Tilley B, Trenkwalder C, Poewe W, Rascol O, Sampaio C, Stebbins GT, Schrag A, Goetz CG. Mov Disord. 2010 Dec 15;25(16):2704-16.

Dysautonomia Rating Scales in Parkinson's disease: Sialorrhea, Dysphagia, and Constipation: Critique and Recommendations by Movement Disorders Task Force on Rating Scales for Parkinson's disease | PDF
Evatt ML, Chaudhuri KR, Chou KL, Cubo E, Hinson V, Kompoliti K, Yang C, Poewe W, Rascol O, Sampaio C, Stebbins GT, Goetz CG. Mov Disord. 2009 Apr 15;24(5):635-46.

Task Force Report on Scales to Assess Dyskinesia in Parkinson’s Disease: Critique and Recommendations | PDF
Carlo Colosimo, Pablo Martínez-Martín, Giovanni Fabbrini, Robert A. Hauser, Marcelo Merello, Janis Miyasaki, Werner Poewe, Cristina Sampaio, Olivier Rascol, Glenn T. Stebbins, Anette Schrag, Christopher G. Goetz; Mov Disord 2010; 25(9): 1131–1142.

Fatigue Rating Scales Critique and Recommendations by The Movement Disorder Society Task Force on Rating Scales for Parkinson’s Disease | PDF
Joseph H. Friedman, Guido Alves, Peter Hagell, Johan Marinus, Laura Marsh, Pablo Martinez-Martin, Christopher G. Goetz, Werner Poewe, Olivier Rascol, Cristina Sampaio, Glenn Stebbins, Anette Schrag; Mov Disord 2010; 25(7): 805-822.

Movement Disorder Society Task Force on Rating Scales for Parkinson's disease: The Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS): Status and recommendations | PDF
Mov Disord 2003; 18(7):738-750.

Movement Disorder Society Task Force report on the Hoehn and Yahr staging scale: Status and Recommendations | PDF
Goetz CG, Poewe W, Rascol O, Sampaio C, Stebbin GT, Counsell C, Giladi N, Holloway RG, Moore CG, Wennig GK, Yahr MD, Seidl L. Mov Disord 2004; 19(9): 1020-1028.

Depression Rating Scales in Parkinson's disease: Critique and Recommendations | PDF
Schrag A, Barone P, Brown RG, Leetjens AF, McDonald Wm, Starkstein S, Weinbraub D, Poewe W, Rascol O, Sampaio C, Stebbins GT, Goetz CG. Movement Disorders 2007; 22(8):1077-1092.

Movement Disorder Society-sponsored revision of the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (MDS-UPDRS): Process, Format, and Clinimetric Testing Plan | PDF
Christopher G. Goetz, Stanley Fahn, Pablo Martinez-Martin, Werner Poewe, Cristina Sampaio, Glenn T. Stebbins, Matthew B. Stern, Barbara C. Tilley, Richard Dodel, Bruno Dubois, Robert Holloway, Joseph Jankovic, Jaime Kulisevsky, Anthony E. Lang, Andrew Lees, Sue Leurgans, Peter A. LeWitt, David Nyenhuis, C. Warren Olanow, Olivier Rascol, Anette Schrag, Jeanne A. Teresi, Jacobus J. Van Hilten, Nancy LaPelle. Mov Disord 2007; 22(1):41-47

Scales to Assess Psychosis in Parkinson's disease: Critique and Recommendations | PDF
Hubert H. Fernandez, MD, Dag Aarsland, MD, Gilles Fénelon, MD, Joseph H. Friedman, MD, Laura Marsh, MD, Alexander I. Tröster, PhD, Werner Poewe, MD, Olivier Rascol, MD, Cristina Sampaio, MD, Glenn T. Stebbins, PhD, Christopher G. Goetz, MD. Mov Disord 2008; 23(4):484-500

Apathy and Anhedonia Rating Scales in Parkinson's disease: Critique and Recommendations | PDF
Albert F.G. Leentjens, MD, PhD, Kathy Dujardin, PhD, Laura Marsh, MD, Pablo Martinez-Martin, MD, PhD, Irene H. Richard, MD, Sergio E. Starkstein, MD, Daniel Weintraub, MD, Cristina Sampaio, MD, Werner Poewe, MD, Oliver Rascol, MD, Glenn T. Stebbins, PhD, Christopher G. Goetz, MD. Mov Disord Published Online August 16 2008

See also: Task Force for Developing the MDS-UPDRS and Rating Scales