Chapter 2. Rating Scales for Movement Disorders

  1. Stewart A. Factor DO1,
  2. Anthony E. Lang MD2 and
  3. William J. Weiner MD3
  1. Ikwunga Wonodi,
  2. Elliot L. Hong,
  3. Matthew T. Avila and
  4. Gunvant K. Thaker

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753217.ch2

Drug Induced Movement Disorders, Second Edition

Drug Induced Movement Disorders, Second Edition

How to Cite

Wonodi, I., Hong, E. L., Avila, M. T. and Thaker, G. K. (2005) Rating Scales for Movement Disorders, in Drug Induced Movement Disorders, Second Edition (eds S. A. Factor, A. E. Lang and W. J. Weiner), Blackwell Publishing Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753217.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Movement Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, Emory University, Atlanta, USA

  2. 2

    Movement Disorders Clinic, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada

  3. 3

    Department of Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405126199

Online ISBN: 9780470753217



  • clinical practice;
  • symptoms;
  • akathisia;
  • antipsychotic drugs;
  • hillside akathisia scale


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Rating scales for drug-induced akathisia

  • Rating scales for drug-induced parkinsonian bradykinesia, rigidity, and tremor

  • Rating scales for drug-induced dyskinesia

  • Combined rating scales

  • Acknowledgments