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BACKGROUND The Mood Disorder Questionnaire (MDQ) is a well-recognized screening tool for bipolar disorder, but its Chinese version needs further validation. This study aims to measure the accuracy of the Chinese version of the MDQ as a screening instrument for bipolar disorder (BPD) in a group of patients with a current major depressive episode. METHODS(More)
Concurrence of psychosis and Dandy-Walker complex (DWC) has been reported in some medical literature. Here, we reported four patients with concurrent psychosis and DWC of all four subtypes. Some clinical features found were juvenile or young adult age onset, high frequency of family history of psychosis, atypical psychotic symptoms, and high prevalence of(More)
The bony geometry of the distal femoral condyles may have a significant influence on knee joint kinematics. The aim of this study was to analyze the relationship between the size of the medial and lateral femoral condyles in different planes. Seventy-four three-dimensional (3D) CT reconstructions of 37 patients with ACL intact and contralateral ACL(More)
INTRODUCTION Medication nonadherence remains a big challenge for depressive patients. This study aims to assess and compare the medication persistence between unipolar depression (UD) and bipolar depression (BD). METHODS A total of 146 UD and 187 BD patients were recruited at their first index prescription. Time to lack of persistence with pharmacological(More)
Background Mood Disorder Questionnaire (MDQ) is a well-recognized screening tool for bipolar disorder. But its Chinese version needs further validation, especially among populations with bipolar disorder typeII BPDII treated for major depressive episode. This study aims to measure the accuracy of the Chinese version of the MDQ as a screening instrument for(More)
INTRODUCTION The Brief Index of Sexual Functioning for Women (BISF-W) is proved to be a useful instrument to assess female sexual function, but the validation information of its Chinese version is still unavailable. It has not been used to assess female sexual function among Han Chinese women with recurrent depression. AIM This study aims to validate the(More)
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