Rating Scales Critiques and Recommendations

View critiques or recommendations from the Rating Scales Review Committee by clicking on an option below.

 

Huntington’s Disease Rating Scales


Quality of life in Huntington's disease: Critique and recommendations for measures assessing patient health‐related quality of life and caregiver quality of life
(May 2018)
Mestre TA, Carlozzi NE, Ho AK, Burgunder JM, Walker F, Davis AM, Busse M, Quinn L, Rodrigues FB, Sampaio C, Goetz CG, Cubo E, Martinez-Martin P, Stebbins GT
Movement Disorders, 33(5):742-749

Rating scales for motor symptoms and signs in Huntington's disease: Critique and recommendations
(March 2018)
Mestre TA, Forjaz MJ, Mahlknecht P, Cardoso F, Ferreira JJ, Reilmann R, Sampaio C, Goetz CG, Cubo E, Martinez‐Martin P, Stebbins GT
Movement Disorders Clinical Practice, 5(2):111-117

Rating scales for cognition in Huntington's disease: Critique and recommendations
(Feb 2018)
Mestre TA, Bachoud-Lévi AC, Marinus J, Stout JC, Paulsen JS, Como P, Duff K, Sampaio C, Goetz CG, Cubo E, Stebbins GT, Martinez-Martin P
Movement Disorders, 33(2):187-195

Rating scales for behavioral symptoms in Huntington's disease: Critique and recommendations
(Oct 2016)
Mestre TA, van Duijn E, Davis AM, Bachoud-Lévi AC, Busse M, Anderson KE, Ferreira JJ, Mahlknecht P, Tumas V, Sampaio C, Goetz CG, Cubo E, Stebbins GT, Martinez-Martin P
Movement Disorders, 31(10):1466-1478
 


 

Parkinson's Disease Rating Scales


Disability rating scales in Parkinson's disease: Critique and recommendations
(Oct 2016)
Shulman LM, Armstrong M, Ellis T, Gruber-Baldini A, Horak F, Nieuwboer A, Parashos S, Post B, Rogers M, Siderowf A, Goetz CG, Schrag A, Stebbins GT, Martinez-Martin P
Movement Disorders, 31(10):1455-1468

Measurement instruments to assess posture, gait, and balance in Parkinson's disease: Critique and recommendations
(Sept 2016)
Bloem BR, Marinus J, Almeida Q, Dibble L, Nieuwboer A, Post B, Ruzicka E, Goetz C, Stebbins G, Martinez-Martin P, Schrag A
Movement Disorders, 31(9):1342-1355

Measurement of costs and scales for outcome evaluation in health economic studies of Parkinson's disease
(Feb 2014)
Dodel R, Jönsson B, Reese JP, Winter Y, Martinez-Martin P, Holloway R, Sampaio C, Růžička E, Hawthorne G, Oertel W, Poewe W, Stebbins G, Rascol O, Goetz CG, Schrag A
Movement Disorders, 29(2):169-176

Health-related quality-of-life scales in Parkinson’s disease: Critique and recommendations
(Nov 2011)
Martinez-Martin P, Jeukens-Visser M, Lyons KE, Rodriguez-Blazquez C, Selai C, Siderowf A, Welsh M, Poewe W, Rascol O, Sampaio C, Stebbins GT, Goetz CG, Schrag A
Movement Disorders, 26(13):2371-2380

Wearing-off scales in Parkinson’s disease: Critique and recommendations
(Oct 2011)
Antonini A, Martinez-Martin P, Chauduri RK, Merello M, Hauser R, Katzenschlager R, Odin P, Stacy M, Stocchi F, Poewe W, Rascol O, Sampaio C, Schrag A, Stebbins GT, Goetz CG
Movement Disorders, 26(12):2169-2175

Task force report on scales to assess dyskinesia in Parkinson’s disease: Critique and recommendations
(July 2010)
Colosimo C, Martinez-Martin P, Fabbrini G, Hauser RA, Merello M, Miyasaki J, Poewe W, Sampaio C, Rascol O, Stebbins GT, Schrag A, Goetz CG
Movement Disorders, 25(9):1131-1142

Movement Disorder Society task force report on the Hoehn and Yahr staging scale:  Status and recommendations
(Sept 2004)
Goetz CG, Poewe W, Rascol O, Sampaio C, Stebbins GT, Counsell C, Giladi N, Holloway RG, Moore CG, Wenning GK, Yahr MD, Seidl L.
Movement Disorders, 19(9):1020-1028

The Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS): Status and recommendations
(July 2003)
The Movement Disorder Society task force on ratings scales for Parkinson’s disease
Movement Disorders, 18(7):738-750
 


 

Parkinson’s Disease Non-Motor Symptoms Rating Scales


Scales to assess impulsive and compulsive behaviors in Parkinson's disease: Critique and recommendations
(May 2019)
Evans AH, Okai D, Weintraub D, Lim S, O'Sullivan SS, Voon V, Krack P, Sampaio C, Post B, Leentjens AF, Martinez‐Martin P, Stebbins GT, Goetz CG, Schrag A
Movement Disorders 34(6): 791-798

Clinical rating scales for urinary symptoms in Parkinson disease: Critique and recommendations
(online May 2018)
Pavy‐Le Traon A, Cotterill N, Amarenco G, Duerr S, Kaufmann H, Lahrmann H, Tison F, Wenning GK, Goetz CG, Poewe W, Sampaio C, Schrag A, Rascol O, Martinez-Martin P, Stebbins GT
Movement Disorders Clinical Practice (print publication pending)

Global scales for cognitive screening in Parkinson's disease: Critique and recommendations
(Feb 2018)
Skorvanek M, Goldman JG, Jahanshahi M, Marras C, Rektorova I, Schmand B, van Duijn E, Goetz CG, Weintraub D, Stebbins GT, Martinez-Martin P
Movement Disorders, 33(2):208-218

Rating scales for pain in Parkinson's disease: Critique and recommendations
(Nov/Dec 2016)
Perez-Lloret S, de Andrade DC, Lyons KE, Rodríguez-Blázquez C, Chaudhuri KR, Deuschl G, Cruccu G, Sampaio C, Goetz CG, Schrag A, Martinez-Martin P, Stebbins GT
Movement Disorders Clinical Practice, 3(6):527-537

The Movement Disorders task force review of dysautonomia rating scales in Parkinson’s disease with regard to symptoms of orthostatic hypotension
(Sept 2011)
Pavy-Le Traon A, 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
Movement Disorders, 26(11):1985-1992

Scales to assess sleep impairment in Parkinson’s disease: Critique and recommendations
(Dec 2010)
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
Movement Disorders, 25(16):2704-2716

Fatigue rating scales: Critique and recommendations by the Movement Disorder Society task force on rating scales for Parkinson’s disease
(May 2010)
Friedman JH, Alves G. Hagell P, Marinus J, Marsh L, Martinez-Martin P, Goetz CG, Poewe W, Rascol O, Sampaio C, Stebbins GT, Schrag A
Movement Disorders, 25(7):805-822

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
(April 2009)
Evett ML, Chaudhuri KR, Chou KL, Cubo E, Hinson V, Kompoliti K, Yand C, Poewe W, Rascol O, Sampaio C, Stebbins GT, Goetz CG
Movement Disorders, 24(5):635-646

Apathy and anhedonia rating scales in Parkinson’s disease: Critique and recommendations
(Oct 2008)
Leentjens AFG, Dujardin K, Marsh L, Martinez-Martin P, Richard IH, Starkstein SE, Weintraub D, Sampaio C, Poewe W, Rascol O, Stebbins GT, Goetz CG
Movement Disorders, 23(14):2004-2014

Anxiety rating scales in Parkinson’s disease: Critique and recommendations
(Oct 2008)
Leentjens AFG, Dujardin K, Marsh L, Martinez-Martin P, Richard IH, Starkstein SE, Weintraub D, Sampaio C, Poewe W, Rascol O, Stebbins GT, Goetz CG
Movement Disorders, 23(14):2015-2025

Scales to assess psychosis in Parkinson’s disease: Critiques and recommendations
(March 2008)
Fernandez HH, Aarsland D, Fénelon G, Friedman JH, Marsh L, Tröster AI, Poewe W, Rascol O, Sampaio C, Stebbins GT, Goetz CG
Movement Disorders, 23(4):484-500

Depression rating scales in Parkinson’s disease: Critique and recommendations
(June 2007)
Schrag A, Barone P, Brown RG, Leentjens AFG, McDonald, WM, Starkstein S, Weintraub D, Poewe W, Rascol O, Sampaio C, Stebbins GT, Goetz CG
Movement Disorders, 22(8):1077-1092


 

Rating Scales for Other Movement Disorders


Systematic review of severity scales and screening instruments for tics: Critique and recommendations
(March 2017)
Martino D, Pringsheim TM, Cavanna AE, Colosimo C, Hartmann A, Leckman JF, Luo S, Munchau A, Goetz CG, Stebbins GT, Martinez-Martin P
Movement Disorders, 32(3):467-473

Scales to assess clinical features of progressive supranuclear palsy: MDS Task Force report
(June 2015)
Hall DA, Forjaz MJ, Golbe LI, Litvan I, Payan CAM, Goetz CG, Leentjens AFG, Martinez-Martin P, Pavy Le-Traon A, Sampaio C, Post B, Stebbins G, Weintraub D, Schrag A
Movement Disorders Clinical Practice, 2(2):127-134

Review of severity rating scales for the restless legs syndrome: Critique and recommendations
(Dec 2014)
Walters AS, Frauscher B, Allen R, Benes H, Chaudhuri KR, Garcia-Borreguero D, Lee HB, Picchietti DL, Trenkwalder C, Martinez-Martin P, Schrag A, Stebbins GT
Movement Disorders Clinical Practice, 1(4):317-324

Review of diagnostic instruments for the restless legs syndrome/Willis-Ekbom disease (RLS/WED): Critique and recommendations
(2014)
Walters AS, Frauscher B, Allen R, Benes H, Chaudhuri KR, Garcia-Borreguero D, Lee HB, Picchietti DL, Trenkwalder C, Martinez-Martin P, Stebbins GT, Schrag A
Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 10(12):1343-1349

Review of quality of life instruments for the restless legs syndrome/Willis-Ekbom disease (RLS/WED): Critique and recommendations
(2014)
Walters AS, Frauscher B, Allen R, Benes H, Chaudhuri KR, Garcia-Borreguero D, Lee HB, Picchietti DL, Trenkwalder C, Martinez-Martin P, Stebbins GT, Schrag A
Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 10(12):1351-1357

Task force report: Scales for screening and evaluating tremor: Critique and recommendations
(Nov 2013)
Elble R, Bain P, João Forjaz M, Haubenberger D, Testa C, Goetz CG, Leentjens AF, Martinez-Martin P, Pavy Le-Traon A, Post B, Sampaio C, Stebbins GT, Weintraub D, Schrag A
Movement Disorders, 28(13):1793-1800

Dystonia rating scales: Critique and recommendations
(June 2013)
Albanese A, Sorbo FD, Comella C, Jinnah HA, Mink JW, Post B, Vidailhet M, Volkmann J, Warner TT, Leentjens AFG, Martinez-Martin P, Stebbins GT, Goetz CG, Schrag A
Movement Disorders, 28(7): 874-883


 

Development of the MDS-UPDRS


Movement Disorder Society-sponsored revision of the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (MDS-UPDRS): Scale presentation and clinimetric testing results
(Nov 2008)
Goetz CG, Tilley BC, Shaftman SR, Stebbins GT, Fahn S, Martinez‐Martin P, Poewe W, Sampaio C, Stern MB, Dodel R, Dubois B, Holloway R, Jankovic J, Kulisevsky J, Lang AE, Lees A, Leurgans S, LeWitt PA, Nyenhuis D, Olanow CW, Rascol O, Schrag A, Teresi JA, van Hilten JJ, LaPelle N
Movement Disorders, 23(15):2129-2170

Movement Disorder Society-sponsored revision of the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (MDS-UPDRS): Process, format and clinimetric testing plan
(Jan 2007)
Goetz CG, Fahn S, Martinez‐Martin P, Poewe W, Sampaio C, Stebbins GT, Stern MB, Tilley BC, Dodel R, Dubois B, Holloway R, Jankovic J, Kulisevsky J, Lang AE, Lees A, Leurgans S, LeWitt PA, Nyenhuis D, Olanow CW, Rascol O, Schrag A, Teresi JA, van Hilten JJ, LaPelle N
Movement Disorders, 22(1):41-47


 

Development of the UDysRS


Missing data in the Unified Dysksinesia Rating Scale (UDysRS)
(online June 2018)
Luo S, Ren X, Han W, Goetz CG, Stebbins GT
Movement Disorders (print publication pending)

The Unified Dyskinesia Rating Scale: Presentation and clinimetric profile
(Dec 2008)
Goetz CG, Nutt JG, Stebbins GT
Movement Disorders, 23(16):2398-2403


 

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