Neuropsychiatric Inventory Examination

data(npi)

Format

A data frame with 5344 rows and 162 variables

Details

A dataset with variables as follows:

  • SPID N NA Study Partner ID:

  • RID N Participant roster ID

  • SITEID N Site ID

  • VISCODE T Visit code

  • USERDATE S Date record created

  • USERDATE2 S Date record last updated

  • EXAMDATE T Examination Date

  • NPISOURC N Information source

  • NPIA N A. Delusions

  • NPIA1 N 1. Does P believe that he/she is in danger - that others are planning to hurt him/her?

  • NPIA2 N 2. Does P believe that others are stealing from him/her?

  • NPIA3 N 3. Does P believe that his/her spouse is having an affair?

  • NPIA4 N 4. Does P believe that unwelcome guests are living in his/her house?

  • NPIA5 N 5. Does P believe that his/her spouse or others are not who they claim to be?

  • NPIA6 N 6. Does P believe that his/her house is not his/her home?

  • NPIA7 N 7. Does P believe that family members plan to abandon him/her?

  • NPIA8 N 8. Does P believe that television or magazine figures are actually present in the home? [Does he/she try to talk to or interact with them?]

  • NPIA9 N 9. Does P believe any other unusual things that I haven't asked about?

  • NPIA10A N 10a. Frequency Ratings

  • NPIA10B N 10b. Severity Ratings

  • NPIA10C N 10c. Caregiver Distress

  • NPIATOT N A. Delusions: Item score

  • NPIB N B. Hallucinations

  • NPIB1 N 1. Does P describe hearing voices or act as if he/she hears voices?

  • NPIB2 N 2. Does P talk to people who are not there?

  • NPIB3 N 3. Does P describe seeing things not seen by others or behave as if he/she is seeing things not seen by others (people, animals, lights, etc.)?

  • NPIB4 N 4. Does P report smelling odors not smelled by others?

  • NPIB5 N 5. Does P describe feeling things on his/her skin or otherwise appear to be feeling things crawling or touching him/her?

  • NPIB6 N 6. Does P describe tastes that are without any known cause?

  • NPIB7 N 7. Does P describe any other unusual sensory experiences?

  • NPIB8A N 8a. Frequency Ratings

  • NPIB8B N 8b. Severity Ratings

  • NPIB8C N 8c. Caregiver Distress

  • NPIBTOT N B. Hallucinations: Item score

  • NPIC N C: Agitation/Aggression

  • NPIC1 N 1. Does P get upset with those trying to care for him/her or resist activities such as bathing or changing clothes?

  • NPIC2 N 2. Is P stubborn, having to have things his/her way?

  • NPIC3 N 3. Is P uncooperative, resistive to help from others?

  • NPIC4 N 4. Does P have any other behaviors that make him/her hard to handle?

  • NPIC5 N 5. Does P shout or curse angrily?

  • NPIC6 N 6. Does P slam doors, kick furniture, throw things?

  • NPIC7 N 7. Does P attempt to hurt or hit others?

  • NPIC8 N 8. Does P have any other aggressive or agitated behaviors?

  • NPIC9A N 9a. Frequency Ratings

  • NPIC9B N 9b. Severity Ratings

  • NPIC9C N 9c. Caregiver Distress

  • NPICTOT N C. Agitation/Aggression: Item score

  • NPID N D: Depression/Dysphoria

  • NPID1 N 1. Does P have periods of tearfulness or sobbing that seem to indicate sadness?

  • NPID2 N 2. Does P say or act as if he/she is sad or low in spirits?

  • NPID3 N 3. Does P put him/herself down or say that he/she feels like a failure?

  • NPID4 N 4. Does P say that he/she is a bad person or deserves to be punished?

  • NPID5 N 5. Does P seem very discouraged or say that he/ she has not future?

  • NPID6 N 6. Does P say he/she is a burden to the family or that the family would be better off without him/her?

  • NPID7 N 7. Does P express a wish for death or talk about killing him/herself?

  • NPID8 N 8. Does P show any other signs of depression or sadness?

  • NPID9A N 9a. Frequency Ratings

  • NPID9B N 9b. Severity Ratings

  • NPID9C N 9c. Caregiver Distress

  • NPIDTOT N D. Depression/Dysphoria: Item score

  • NPIE N E. Anxiety

  • NPIE1 N 1. Does P say that he/she is worried about planned events?

  • NPIE2 N 2. Does P have periods of feeling shaky, unable to relax, or feeling excessively tense?

  • NPIE3 N 3. Does P have periods of [or complain of] shortness of breath, gasping, or sighing for no apparent reason other than nervousness?

  • NPIE4 N 4. Does P complain of butterflies in his/her stomach, or of racing or pounding of the heart in association with nervousness? [Symptoms not explained by ill health]?

  • NPIE5 N 5. Does P avoid certain places or situations that make him.her more nervous such as riding in the car, meeting with friends, or being in crowds?

  • NPIE6 N 6. Does P become nervous or upset when separated from you [or his/her caregiver]? [Does he/she cling to you to keep from being separated?]

  • NPIE7 N 7. Does P show any other signs of anxiety?

  • NPIE8A N 8a. Frequency Ratings

  • NPIE8B N 8b. Severity Ratings

  • NPIE8C N 8c. Caregiver Distress

  • NPIETOT N E. Anxiety: Item score

  • NPIF N F. Elation/Euphoria

  • NPIF1 N 1. Does P appear to feel too good or too happy, different from his/her usual self?

  • NPIF2 N 2. Does P find humor and laugh at things that others do not find funny?

  • NPIF3 N 3. Does P seem to have a childish sense of humor with a tendency to giggle or laugh inappropriately (such as when something unfortunate happens to others)?

  • NPIF4 N 4. Does P tell jokes or make remarks that have little humor for others but seem funny to him/her?

  • NPIF5 N 5. Does he/she play childish pranks such as pinching or playing "keep away" for the fun of it?

  • NPIF6 N 6. Does P "talk big" or claim to have more abilities or wealth than is true?

  • NPIF7 N 7. Does P show any other signs of feeling too good or being too happy?

  • NPIF8A N 8a. Frequency Ratings

  • NPIF8B N 8b. Severity Ratings

  • NPIF8C N 8c. Caregiver Distress

  • NPIFTOT N F. Elation/Euphoria: Item score

  • NPIG N G. Apathy/Indifference

  • NPIG1 N 1. Does P seem less spontaneous and less active than usual?

  • NPIG2 N 2. Is P less likely to initiate a conversation?

  • NPIG3 N 3. Is P less affectionate or lacking in emotions when compared to his/her usual self?

  • NPIG4 N 4. Does P contribute less to household chores?

  • NPIG5 N 5. Does P seem less interested in the activities and plans of others?

  • NPIG6 N 6. Has P lost interest in friends and family members?

  • NPIG7 N 7. Is P less enthusiastic about his/her usual interests?

  • NPIG8 N 8. Does P show any other signs that he/she doesn't care about doing new things?

  • NPIG9A N 9a. Frequency Ratings

  • NPIG9B N 9b. Severity Ratings

  • NPIG9C N 9c. Caregiver Distress

  • NPIGTOT N G. Apathy/Indifference: Item score

  • NPIH N H. Disinhibition

  • NPIH1 N 1. Does P act impulsively without appearing to consider the consequences?

  • NPIH2 N 2. Does P talk to total strangers as if he/she knew them?

  • NPIH3 N 3. Does P say things to people that are insensitive or hurt their feelings?

  • NPIH4 N 4. Does P say crude things or make sexual remarks that they would not usually have said?

  • NPIH5 N 5. Does P talk openly about very personal or private matters not usually discussed in public?

  • NPIH6 N 6. Does P take liberties or touch or hug others in a way that is out of character for him/her?

  • NPIH7 N 7. Does P show any other signs of loss of control of his/her impulses?

  • NPIH8A N 8a. Frequency Ratings

  • NPIH8B N 8b. Severity Ratings

  • NPIH8C N 8c. Caregiver Distress

  • NPIHTOT N H. Disinhibition: Item score

  • NPII N I. Irritability/Lability

  • NPII1 N 1. Does P have a bad temper, flying "off the handle" easily over little things?

  • NPII2 N 2. Does P rapidly change moods from one to another, being fine one minute and angry the next?

  • NPII3 N 3. Does P have sudden flashes of anger?

  • NPII4 N 4. Is P impatient, having trouble coping with delays or waiting for planned activities?

  • NPII5 N 5. Is P cranky and irritable?

  • NPII6 N 6. Is P argumentative and difficult to get along with?

  • NPII7 N 7. Does P show any other signs of irritability?

  • NPII8A N 8a. Frequency Ratings

  • NPII8B N 8b. Severity Ratings

  • NPII8C N 8c. Caregiver Distress

  • NPIITOT N I. Irritability/Lability: Item score

  • NPIJ N J. Aberrant Motor Behavior

  • NPIJ1 N 1. Does P pace around the house without apparent purpose?

  • NPIJ2 N 2. Does P rummage around opening and unpacking drawers or closets?

  • NPIJ3 N 3. Does P repeatedly put on and take off clothing?

  • NPIJ4 N 4. Does P have repetitive activities or "habits" that he/she performs over and over?

  • NPIJ5 N 5. Does P engage in repetitive activities such as handling buttons, picking, wrapping string, etc?

  • NPIJ6 N 6. Has P fidget excessively, seem unable to sit still, or bounce his/her feet or tap his/her fingers a lot?

  • NPIJ7 N 7. Does P do any other activities over and over?

  • NPIJ8A N 8a. Frequency Ratings

  • NPIJ8B N 8b. Severity Ratings

  • NPIJ8C N 8c. Caregiver Distress

  • NPIJTOT N J. Aberrant Motor Behavior: Item score

  • NPIK N K. Sleep

  • NPIK1 N 1. Does P have difficulty falling asleep?

  • NPIK2 N 2. Does P get up during the night (do not count if the patient gets up once or twice per night only to go to the bathroom and falls back asleep immediately)?

  • NPIK3 N 3. Does P wander, pace, or get involved in inappropriate activities at night?

  • NPIK4 N 4. Does P awaken you during the night?

  • NPIK5 N 5. Does P awaken at night, dress, and plan to go out thinking that it is morning and time to start the day?

  • NPIK6 N 6. Does P awaken too early in the morning (earlier than was his/her habit)?

  • NPIK7 N 7. Does P sleep excessively during the day?

  • NPIK8 N 8. Does P have any other night-time behaviors that bother you that we haven't talked about?

  • NPIK9A N 9a. Frequency Ratings

  • NPIK9B N 9b. Severity Ratings

  • NPIK9C N 9c. Caregiver Distress

  • NPIKTOT N K. Sleep: Item score

  • NPIL N L. Appetite and eating disorders:

  • NPIL1 N 1. Has he/she had a loss of appetite?

  • NPIL2 N 2. Has he/she had an increase in appetite?

  • NPIL3 N 3. Has he/she had a loss of weight?

  • NPIL4 N 4. Has he/she gained weight?

  • NPIL5 N 5. Has he/she had a change in eating behavior such as putting too much food in his/her mouth at once?

  • NPIL6 N 6. Has he/she had a change in the kind of food he/she likes such as eating too many sweets or other specific types of food?

  • NPIL7 N 7. Has he/she developed eating behaviors such as eating exactly the same types of food each day or eating the food in exactly the same order?

  • NPIL8 N 8. Have there been any other changes in appetite or eating that I haven't asked about?

  • NPIL9A N 9a. Frequency Ratings

  • NPIL9B N 9b. Severity Ratings

  • NPIL9C N 9c. Caregiver Distress

  • NPILTOT N L. Appetite and eating disorders: Item score

  • NPITOTAL N NPI Total Score

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