Agitated Behaviour Scale (ABS)

The Agitated Behavior Scale (ABS) was initially developed to assess the nature and extent of agitation during the acute phase of recovery from a brain injury.

The ABS is a serial assessment, allowing professionals to obtain objective feedback about the patient’s agitation.

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Click link below for a PDF copy of the ABS-

Agitated Behaviour Scale


Bogner, J. (2000). Introduction to the Agitated Behavior Scale. Retrieved July 03, 2017, from

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