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Rating Scale for Psychogenic Movement Disorders (PMD)

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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.

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