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Category:Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale
Abbrev AIMS  +
Created 14 March 2008  +
CurationStatus uncurated  +
DefiningCitation National Institute of Mental Health. Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale. In Guy, W., ed. (1976). ECDEU Assessment Manual. Washington DC, U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare: 534.  +
Definition The AIMS is an assessment of movement dysf The AIMS is an assessment of movement dysfunctions. It is a 12-item instrument assessing abnormal involuntary movements associated with antipsychotic drugs, such as tardive dystonia and chronic akathisia, as well as 'spontaneous' motor disturbance related to the illness itself. Scoring the AIMS consists of rating the severity of movement in three main anatomic areas (facial/oral, extremities, and trunk), based on a five-point scale (0=none, 4=severe). on a five-point scale (0=none, 4=severe).
Has role Movement control assessment +
Id birnlex_3006  +
Label Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 7 July 2014 18:28:57  +
ModifiedDate 7 July 2014  +
PublicationLink http://www.atlantapsychiatry.com/forms/AIMS.pdf  +
Related disease Tardive dyskinesia +
SuperCategory Rating scale  +
Umlscui C0450978  +
Categories Rating scale
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