Parkinson's Disease Sleep Scale (PDSS)

Chaudhuri KR; Martinez-Martin P


Basic description

  • Developed in 2001. Originally termed the King's Max-Planck (KMP) Scale
  • The PDSS was later extended to a frequency measure scale: the PDSS-2

Chaudhuri KR; Martinez-Martin P

Instrument copyrighted by BMJ Publishing Group
To quantify the various aspects of nocturnal sleep problems in Parkinson's disease
Therapeutic area
  • Nervous System Diseases
Therapeutic indication

Parkinson Disease

Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for the UK
67 translation(s)
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Chaudhuri KR, Pal S, DiMarco A, Whately-Smith C, Bridgman K, Mathew R, Pezzela FR, Forbes A, Högl B, Trenkwalder C. The Parkinson's disease sleep scale: a new instrument for assessing sleep and nocturnal disability in Parkinson's disease. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2002 Dec;73(6):629-35 (Full Text Article)

Chaudhuri KR, Pal S, Bridgman K, Trenkwalder C. Achieving 24-hour control of Parkinson's disease symptoms: use of objective measures to improve nocturnal disability. Eur Neurol. 2001;46 Suppl 1:3-10 (PubMed Abstract)

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