This is the HCL screening tool for researchers trying to find people with bipolar disorder. Compr Psychiatry. Jan-Feb;48(1) Epub Sep 6. The Hypomania Checklist (HCL): its factorial structure and association to indices of. The item Hypomania Checklist (HCL), a questionnaire for screening bipolar disorders, has been utilised in several countries, but it.

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We collect personal information on this site, to improve our website. Join us to take part in a number of key debates, seminars, and workshops addressing the wider issues within healthcare provision, as well as interviews with senior figures from the NHS, Government and other healthcare bodies. The study was approved by the ethics committees of hc-l32 two psychiatric hospitals.

A cut-off of thirteen had sensitivity of 0.

The HCL towards a self-assessment tool for hypomanic symptoms in outpatients.

The impact of current mental state on the HCL score is likely to be low and limited. China is the most populated country in the world. Sensitivity and specificity at various cut-offs between BP and UP.

The scale includes a checklist of 32 possible symptoms of hypomania, each rated yes or no. The online version of the HCL has been shown to be as reliable as the paper version.


Hypomania Checklist

Depression diagnoses following the checkliist of bipolar disorder: The frequency of each symptom item and the total HCL score were compared between groups using a t-test.

The internal consistency of the HCL was determined using Cronbach’s alpha.

A preliminary translated version was administered to individuals without psychiatric illness and patients with mood disorders. Schizoaffective disorder Schizophreniform disorder Brief reactive psychosis. Bipolarity in depressive patients without histories of diagnosis of bipolar disorder and the use of the mood disorder questionnaire for the detecting bipolarity.

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Systematic clinical methodology for validating bipolar-II disorder: Similar reliability scores were found when only using 16 item assessments versus the traditional item format of the HCL [ citation needed ]. This is comparable to the results from other studies 0. Jules Angst to identify hypomanic features in patients with major depressive disorder in order to help recognize bipolar II disorder and other bipolar spectrum disorders [1] when people seek help in primary care and other general medical settings.

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Please review our privacy policy. Costs of bipolar disorder. Abstract Background The item Hypomania Checklist HCLa questionnaire for screening bipolar disorders, has been utilised in several countries, but it unclear if the Chinese version of the HCL is valid. Is bipolar disorder still underdiagnosed? The reason for no significant difference for the three other items is unclear.


Hypomania checklist (HCL-32)

Received Nov 21; Accepted May Psychoactive substances, substance abuse and substance-related disorders. The mean age of BP patients was significantly lower than that of UP patients in this study, and this is comparable with samples used for similar studies [ 1214hhpomania ].

Essential mobile app for all GPs, with diagnostic and screening tools Download Free. The psychometric properties of the simplified Chinese version of the HCL were demonstrated to be satisfactory using a clinical sample in China. Depressive episodes and symptoms dominate the longitudinal course of bipolar disorder.

Initially developed by Jules Angst and Thomas Meyer in German, the questionnaire was translated into English and translated back to German to ensure accuracy. Neuroticstress -related and somatoform.