ABC Dementia Scale (ABC-DS)

ABC Dementia Scale Study Group

Distributed by Mapi Research Trust


Distributed by Mapi Research Trust

Basic description

Published in 2018


ABC Dementia Scale Study Group

ABC Dementia Scale © Translational Research Center for Medical Innovation, 2017
To assess Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) severity
Therapeutic area
  • Nervous System Diseases
  • Mental Disorders
Therapeutic indication

Alzheimer Disease

Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • clinro ClinRO
Carer's administered
Original language(s)
  • Japanese for Japan
The original Japanese version shall be obtained directly from Dr Takashi Kikuchi. Please contact abc_scale@tri-kobe.org.
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Kikuchi T, Mori T, Wada-Isoe J, Umeda-Kameyama Y, Kagimura T,  Kojima S, Akishita M, Nakamura Y.  A Novel Dementia Scale for Alzheimer’s Disease . J Alzheimers Dis Parkinsonism. 2018; 8(2):1-7.  (Full text article)

Mori T, Kikuchi T, Umeda-Kameyama Y, Wada-Isoe K, Kojima S, Kagimura T, Kudoh C, Uchikado H, Ueki A, Yamashita M, Watabe T, Nishimura C, Tsuno N, Ueda T,Akishita M, Nakamura Y; ABC Dementia Scale Study Group. ABC Dementia Scale: A Quick Assessment Tool for Determining Alzheimer's Disease Severity. Dement Geriatr Cogn Dis Extra. 2018 Mar 14;8(1):85-97. (Full text article)

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ABC Dementia Scale Study Group

Corresponding author:
Takashi Kikuchi
Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation
Email: abc_scale@tri-kobe.org

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27 rue de la Villette
69003 Lyon
Phone: +33 (0)4 72 13 66 66

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Original language(s)

  • Japanese for Japan
The original Japanese version shall be obtained directly from Dr Takashi Kikuchi. Please contact abc_scale@tri-kobe.org.


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