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Assessment Scales in Old Age Psychiatry

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    Assessment Scales in Old Age Psychiatry. by alistair burns, brian lawlor, and sarah craig. (Pp 302, £29.95). Published by Martin Dunitz, London, 1999. IBSN 1-85317-562-5.

    If it moves - measure it. Such is the trend in psychiatry and this has led to a proliferation of assessment scales of variable utility; from the esoteric to the ubiquitous. This book has them all and is, quite genuinely, one of the most useful volumes I have seen for a very long time. It covers everything from the AMTS through the MMSE to the KEW cognitive test. Each …

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