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Scales for Outcomes in Parkinson’s Disease – Sleep (SCOPA-Sleep; SCOPA-S)


Acronym: SCOPA-Sleep; SCOPA-S

Authors: Marinus J, Visser M, Stiggelbout AM, Lammers GJ, van Hilten JJ

The SCOPA-SLEEP is a reliable and valid patient-completed instrument for assessing nighttime sleep (5 items) and daytime sleepiness (6 items) in patients with Parkinson disease as well as others.  

The development of the SCOPA-SLEEP is part of a larger research project, the SCales for Outcomes in PArkinson’s disease (SCOPA), in which practical and clinimetric sound instruments for all relevant regions in PD are selected or developed. The SCOPA instruments were originally developed in the Dutch language. 

Original PublicationView the Scale (PDF) 

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Year Published: 2003

Last Updated: Unchanged since publication

Instrument Type: PRO

Estimated Time to Complete: 5-10 minutes

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Related Publications:

Rendas-Baum R, Buck PO, White MK, Castelli-Haley J: Psychometric validation of the revised SCOPA-Diary Card: Expanding the measurement of non-motor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2011 9:69.

Hogl 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. Scales to assess sleep impairment in Parkinson’s disease: Critque and recommendations. Movement Disorders. 2010 Oct; 25(16), 2704–2716.

Martinez-Martin P, Visser M, Rodriguez-Blazquez C, Marinus J, Chaudhuri KR, van Hilten JJ et al.. SCOPA-Sleep and PDSS: Two scales for assessment of sleep disorder in Parkinson’s disease. Movement Disorders. 2008 Aug; 23(12), 1681–1688.

Setthawatcharawanich S, Limapichat K, Sathirapanya P, Phabphal K. Validation of the Thai SCOPA-sleep scale for assessment of sleep and sleepiness in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand. 2011 Feb; 94(2), 179–184.

Hagell P, Westergren A, Janelidze S, Hansson O. The Swedish SCOPA-SLEEP for assessment of sleep disorders in Parkinson’s disease and healthy controls. Qual Life Res 2016;25:2571-2577

Sung Y-H et al. Validation of the Korean Version of the Scales for Outcomes in Parkinson's Disease-Sleep. J Korean Med Sci 2018;33:e14

Rodriguez-Blazquez C, Forjaz M, Kurtis MM, Balestrino R, Martinez-Martin P. Rating scales for movement disorders with sleep disturbances: A narrative review. Front Neurol 2018;9:435

Goebel S, Steinmann E, Leplow B, Mehdorn HM. Cross-cultural adaptation and psychometric properties of the SCOPA-Sleep-German version. Neurol Sci 2018;39:1225-30.

Martínez-Martín P, Cubo-Delgado E, Aguilar-Barberà M, Bergareche A, Escalante S, Rojo A, Campdelacreu J, Frades-Payo B, Arroyo S; Grupo ELEP. [A pilot study on a specific measure for sleep disorders in Parkinson's disease: SCOPA-Sleep]. Rev Neurol. 2006 Nov 16-30;43(10):577-83. Spanish.



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