The German version of the BACS showed high test-retest reliability. Sensitivity and specificity scores demonstrated good ability to differentiate between patients and controls. The study suggests that the German Version of the BACS is a useful scale to evaluate cognitive functioning.

Sachs G, Winklbaur B, Jagsch R, Keefe RS. Validation of the German Version of the Brief Assessment of Cognition in Schizophrenia (BACS) – Preliminary Results.  European Psychiatry, 2011; 26(2): 74-77.