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B Assesses psychiatric and behavioral disturbances and caregiver distress. Requires minimal training. Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS)c 0–30 Measures depression in the elderly. Instrument is specific to depression. Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS)d 0–168 Used in a wide range of psychiatric illnesses, including dementia. Requires experienced interviewer. a “Validation of the NPI-Q: A Brief Clinical Form of the Neuropsychiatric Inventory, by D. I. , 2000, Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 12, pp.