Rating Scale for Psychogenic Movement Disorders (PMD)
Acronym: PMDRS, Rating Scale for PMD
Authors: Vanessa K. Hinson, Esther Cubo, Cynthia L. Comella, Christopher G. Goetz and Sue Leurgans
The Rating Scale for Psychogenic Movement Disorders rates 10 phenomena (rest tremor, action tremor, dystonia, chorea, bradykinesia, myoclonus, tics, athetosis, ballism, cerebellar incoordination), two functions (gait, speech), and 14 body regions.
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Year Published: 2005
Last Updated: Unchanged since publication
Assessment Type: ClinRO
Estimated Time to Complete: 4-7 minutes
Available Translations: None
Additional Scale Publications:
Nielsen G, Ricciardi L, Meppelink AM, Holt K, Teodoro T, Edwards M. A simplified version of the Psychogenic Movement Disorders Rating Scale: The Simplified Functional Movement Disorders Rating Scale (S-FMDRS). Movement Disorders Clinical Practice. 2017 January; 4 (5) 710-716.