Publications

If you are publishing work relating to the ECAS please reference  those marked with *.
For publications relating to use of versions B and/or C, reference those marked with **.

2018

The Edinburgh Cognitive and Behavioral ALS screen: relationship to age, education, IQ and the Addenbrooke’s Cognitive Examination-III
De Icaza Valenzuela M, Bak T, Pal S, Abrahams S. 29 October 2018 in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. p. 1-8.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21678421.2018.1491601

ALS-specific cognitive and behavior changes associated with advancing disease stage in ALS
Crockford C, Newton J, Lonergan K, Chiwera T, Booth T, Chandran S, Colville S, Heverin M, Mays I, Pal S, Pender N, Pinto-Grau M, Radakovic R, Shaw C, Stephenson L, Swingler R, Vajda A, Al-Chalabi A, Hardiman O, Abrahams S. September 2018 in Neurology.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000006317

Factors influencing implementation of cognitive and behavioural screening in motor neurone disease.
Hodgins F, Bell S, Abrahams S. July 2018 in British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. Vol 14, Issue 3, pp115-119.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjnn.2018.14.3.115

Sensitivity and Specificity of the ECAS in Parkinson’s Disease and Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
Foley J, Niven E, Paget A, Bhatia K, Farmer S, Jarman P, Limousin P, Warner T, Morris H, Bak T, Abrahams S, Cipolotti L. 09 May 2018 in Parkinson’s Disease. Vol 2018, p. 1-8
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/2426012

2017

**ECAS A-B-C: alternate forms of the Edinburgh Cognitive and Behavioural ALS Screen.
Crockford C, Kleynhans M, Wilton E, Radakovic R, Newton J, Niven E, Al-Chalabi A, Hardiman O, Bak TH, Abrahams S. 05 Dec 2017 in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. p. 1-8.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21678421.2017.1407793

Measuring reliable change in cognition using the Edinburgh Cognitive and Behavioural ALS Screen.
Crockford C, Newton J, Lonergan K, Madden C, Mays I, O’Sullivan M, Costello E, Pinto-Grau M, Vajda A, Heverin M, Pender N, Al-Chalabi A, Hardiman O & Abrahams S. 07 Dec 2017 in: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. p. 1-9.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21678421.2017.1407794

Spanish adaptation of the Edinburgh Cognitive and Behavioural Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Screen (ECAS).
Mora JS, Salas T, Camino Fernandez M, Rodriguez-Castillo V, Marin S, Chaverri D & Rodriguez-Santos F. 06 Dec 2017 in : Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. p. 1-6.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21678421.2017.1406952

Clinicians’ attitudes towards cognitive and behavioural screening in motor neurone disease.
Crockford C, Stockton C & Abrahams S. 14 Jul 2017 In : British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. 13, 3, p. 116-123
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjnn.2017.13.3.116

A first approach to a neuropsychological screening tool using eye-tracking for bedside cognitive testing based on the Edinburgh Cognitive and Behavioural ALS Screen.
Keller J, Krimly A, Bauer L, Schulenburg S, Böhm S, Aho-Özhan H E A, Uttner I, Gorges M, Kassubek J, Pinkhardt E H, Abrahams S, Ludolph A C & Lulé D. 19 Apr 2017 In : Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. p. 1-8 
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21678421.2017.1313869

2016

The validation of the Italian Edinburgh Cognitive and Behavioural ALS Screen (ECAS).
Poletti, B., Solca F, Carelli L, Madotto F, Lafronza A, Faini A, Monti A, Zago S, Calini D, Tiloca C, Doretti A, Verde F, Ratti A, Ticozzi N, Abrahams S & Silani V 24 May 2016 In : Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. p. 1-10
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21678421.2016.1183679

Age and education-matched cut-off scores for the revised German/Swiss-German version of ECAS.
Loose, M., Burkhardt, C., Aho-özhan, H., Keller, J., Abdulla, S., Böhm, S., Kollewe, K., Uttner, I., Abrahams, S., Petri, S., Weber, M., Ludolph, A. C. & Lulé, D. 30 Mar 2016 In : Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. p. 1-3
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/21678421.2016.1162814

2015

*Validation of the Edinburgh Cognitive and Behavioural Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Screen (ECAS): A cognitive tool for motor disorders. 
Niven E, Newton J, Foley J, Colville S, Swingler R. Chandran S, Bak T H & Abrahams S. Jun 2015 In : Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. 16, 3-4, p. 172-179
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/21678421.2015.1030430

The Edinburgh Cognitive and Behavioural Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Screen: A cross-sectional comparison of established screening tools in a German-Swiss population.
Lulé D, Burkhardt C, Abdulla S, Böhm S, Kollewe K, Uttner I, Abrahams S, Bak T H, Petri S, Weber M & Ludolph A C. 8 Oct 2014 In : Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. p. 1-8
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/21678421.2014.959451

*Screening for cognition and behaviour changes in ALS. 
Abrahams S, Newton J, Niven E, Foley J & Bak T H Mar 2014 In : Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. 15, 1-2, p. 9-14
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/21678421.2013.805784

2013

ALS, cognition and the clinic. 
Abrahams, S. 15 Jan 2013 In : Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. 14, p. 3-5. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3109/21678421.2013.760149