Aims and method The mean delay for bipolar disorder diagnosis is 10 years. Identification of patients with previous hypomania is challenging, sometimes. The item Hypomania Checklist (HCL) – a study of the consistency between self – and external assessments in Polish bipolar patients. Compr Psychiatry. Jul;55(5) doi: /ych Epub Mar The Hypomania Checklist (HCL) – systematic review of.

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There were no significant differences between the bipolar disorder group and the MDD group in terms of age, gender distribution and socioeconomic status assessed using the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation, SIMD Table 1. Similarly, an AUC of 0.

The impact of brief depressive episodes on the fhecklist of bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder: In addition, while the Checklisg is a sensitive instrument for hypomanic symptoms, it does not distinguish between bipolar I and bipolar-II disorders [ citation needed ].

The scale includes a checklist of 32 possible symptoms of hypomajia, each rated yes or chec,list. In this context, we aimed to estimate unrecognised bipolar disorder within a sample of primary care patients with depression who were taking antidepressant medications, as well as to evaluate the potential clinical utility of two short screening questionnaires for bipolar disorder: Pulse Learning Pulse Hypomaia features clinical and practice business CPD modules to help you through appraisal and revalidation.


More recent work has focused on validating translations and testing whether shorter versions still perform well enough to be helpful clinically. It is used widely in Europe and has been translated into hypoania 15 languages. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Schizoaffective disorder Schizophreniform disorder Brief reactive psychosis. The meaning and use of the area under a receiver operating characteristic ROC curve.

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Hypomania Checklist

X-linked intellectual disability Lujan—Fryns syndrome. It uses short phrases and simple language, making it easy to read. The Hypomania Checklist was built as a more efficient screening measure for hypomania, to be used both in epidemiological research and in clinical use. J Affect Disord ; This is an open-access article published by the Royal College of Psychiatrists and distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License http: Pulse Learning features clinical and practice business CPD modules to help you through appraisal and revalidation.

However, it may have been helpful to have more baseline demographic information on patients, such as ethnicity, family history of bipolar disorder and age at onset of depression, and the study may be subject to recall bias because it relied on the patient’s recall of prior episodes of manic symptoms rather than a corroborative history. The HCL scale, containing 33 symptom items, is a new instrument which, in addition to the self-administered hyplmania, has a version for external rating. The online version of the HCL has been shown to be as reliable checklit the paper version.


The future status of the items showing insufficient consistency should be discussed.

The negative clinical utility a measure of screening and excluding bipolar disorder, was slightly better for the 3-item questionnaire than the HCL at our threshold values: We collect personal information on this site, to improve our website.

Neuroticstress -related and somatoform Anxiety disorder Phobia Agoraphobia Social anxiety Social phobia Anthropophobia Specific social phobia Specific phobia Claustrophobia. The HCL is a screening tool for researchers trying hypomaniq find people with bipolar disorder. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Characteristics of participants with major depressive disorder MDD and bipolar disorder.

Lifetime and month prevalence of bipolar spectrum disorder in the national comorbidity survey replication.

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Treating the Mood Spectrum. Then, potentially eligible patients were reviewed by their general practitioner GP for eligibility and written invitations were sent by post, with participant information sheets, on behalf of the research team.

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