'Bright side' and 'dark side' hypomania are associated with differences in psychological functioning, sleep and physical activity in a non-clinical sample of young adults.

@article{Brand2011BrightSA,
  title={'Bright side' and 'dark side' hypomania are associated with differences in psychological functioning, sleep and physical activity in a non-clinical sample of young adults.},
  author={Serge Brand and Markus Gerber and Uwe P{\"u}hse and Edith Holsboer-Trachsler},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2011},
  volume={131 1-3},
  pages={68-78}
}
BACKGROUND No research has yet focused on hypomanic states in non-clinical early adult populations. The aim of the present study was therefore to assess hypomania in a large non-clinical sample of young adults. METHODS A total of 862 participants (639 females and 223 males; mean age: M=24.67; SD=5.91) took part in the study. They completed a series of validated self-report questionnaires assessing hypomania (HCL-32) and other aspects of psychological functioning, sleep, stress, quality of… CONTINUE READING