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Gottfries-Brane-Steen Scale (GBS)

The Gottfries-Brane-Steen (GBS) Scale is a comprehensive global assessment tool for evaluating dementia symptoms and is based on a semi-structured interview and observation of the patient. The scale consists of subscales measuring intellectual (12 items), emotional (3 items) and activities of daily living, primarily items of self-care (6 items); as well as 6 items of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia.

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