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The Neuropsychiatric Inventory: Development & Applications

Key Messages

The Neuropsychiatric Inventory (NPI) is a reliable tool developed to capture a large scope of neuropsychiatric symptoms.
NPI’s utility and applicability is global and show significant impact in clinical trials.
The NPI has traversed clinical symptomatology and neurobiological data to provide key insights into the pathophysiology of neurodegenerative disorders.


The Neuropsychiatric Inventory (NPI) has been utilized to assess neuropsychiatric symptoms that occur in patients with Alzheimer disease (AD) and other neurodegenerative disorders (NDD).

NPI has been instrumental in clinical research that required neuropsychiatric …

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