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Assessment Tools: Behavioural assessment of dysexecutive syndrome: BADS

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Behavioural assessment of dysexecutive syndrome [kit] : BADS

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Behavioural assessment of dysexecutive syndrome [kit] : BADS

Author: Barbara A. Wilson, ... [et al.] 

Summary: This is a battery of tests designed to assess the effects of dysexecutive syndrome, a cluster of impairments generally associated with damage to the frontal lobes of the brain.  

Format: The BADS is a battery of  six tests and two questionnaires.

Library Record:  Call # WL 307 B419b 1996 ATOOLS (Reserve Desk) 

Population: This test is designed for use with individuals with brain injury 



  • 1 manual (24 p. : ill.)
  • 1 overlay
  • 6 laminated test cards
  • 5 coil-bound test cards
  • 1 electronic timer
  • 1 small cork
  • 1 open ended measuring vial with blue screw top
  • 1 glass tube
  • 1 metal hook
  • 1 plastic beaker and lid
  • 1 blue indented base
  • 3 scoring sheets

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The Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library will provide assessment tools and outcome measures for loan to faculty, students and staff of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) with a valid University of Manitoba (U of M) Library ID. If you qualify to borrow a tool you will need to fill out and present this form to the NJMHSL Circulation staff.


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