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The Manic-State Rating Scale: Scale Construction, Reliability, and Validity
This paper describes the construction of a 26-item "Manic-State Rating Scale" (MS Scale) for use with hospitalized patients. Interrater reliability among the members of the nursing team was high forExpand
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Assessing clinical characteristics of the manic state.
The authors found that 11 of the 26 items of the Manic-State Rating Scale characterized common elements of mania in 12 manic-depressive patients and that these items were highly correlated withExpand
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Depression, elation, and lithium carbonate responses in manic patient subgroups.
Depressive elements were observed on a quantitative behavioral rating scale during manic episodes in 28 of 30 patients, suggesting that most manic patients manifest a "mixed" manic-depressiveExpand
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Unipolar and bipolar affective illness. Differences in clinical characteristics accompanying depression.
A comparison of the clinical characteristics of the depressive state was made between 25 patients with a diagnosis of depressive psychosis (unipolar) and 25 patients with a diagnosis ofExpand
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Redefining the general psychiatrist: values, reforms, and issues for psychiatric residency education.
The structure and content of general psychiatric residency education must be redesigned to ensure the continued relevance of the profession of psychiatry as managed care and cost containment becomeExpand
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A study of the causes of conflict between psychiatrists and psychologists.
Although there has been much discussion of the current professional conflicts between psychiatrists and psychologist, few studies have attempted to empirically evaluate how the professions view theirExpand
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A classification scheme for disasters.
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Community mental health care in developing countries.
  • A. Beigel
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American journal of psychiatry
  • 1 November 1983
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