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Neuropsychiatric Inventory (NPI)

The neuropsychiatric inventory (NPI) is a designed to assess behavioural and neuropsychological disturbances (including abnormalities of mood and psychotic phenomena) in patients with dementia. It assesses both the severity and the frequency of 12 behavioural disturbances that are common in dementia: delusions, hallucinations, agitation, dysphoria, anxiety, apathy, irritability, euphoria, disinhibition, aberrant motor activity, night-time behavioural disturbances, and eating disturbances.

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