Table 2

Outline of Mania dimension scale. Table shows key points and ranges on the M dimensions together with the criteria defining the ranges. More details including explicit guidelines for ratings can be found in page 3 of the BADDS rating guidelines (Appendix A).

Range on M dimension

Criterion defining range


0

No evidence of manic features during lifetime

1–19

Elation or irritability and 1+ associated manic symptoms for a distinct period

20–39

Elation or irritability and 3+ associated manic symptoms for at least 1 day

40–59

At least one hypomanic episode

60–79

At least one manic episode but never experienced a manic episode meeting criteria for "incapacitating mania" (as defined in BADDS guidelines)

80–100

At least one manic episode meeting criteria for "incapacitating mania" (as defined in BADDS guidelines)


Craddock et al. BMC Psychiatry 2004 4:19   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-4-19

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