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Behavioral Activity Rating Scale

Aka: Behavioral Activity Rating Scale, BARS Score
  1. See Also
    1. Agitated Behavior Scale
    2. Agitation
    3. Agitated Delirium
    4. Agitation in Dementia
    5. Violent Behavior
    6. Calming the Agitated Patient
    7. Physical Restraint
    8. Emergency Psychiatric Evaluation
    9. Delirium
  2. Grading
    1. Score 1: Difficult or unable to arouse
    2. Score 2: Asleep but responds normally to verbal or physical contact
    3. Score 3: Drowsy, appears sedated
    4. Score 4: Quiet and awake (normal level of activity)
    5. Score 5: Signs of over activity (physical or verbal); calms down with instructions
    6. Score 6: Extremely or continuously active; does not require restraint
    7. Score 7: Violent Behavior requiring restraint
  3. References
    1. Swift (2002) J Psychiatr Res 36(2): 87-95 [PubMed]

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