A Rating Scale for Mania: Reliability, Validity and Sensitivity

@article{Young1978ARS,
  title={A Rating Scale for Mania: Reliability, Validity and Sensitivity},
  author={R. C. Young and John T. Biggs and Vincent E. Ziegler and Douglas A. Meyer},
  journal={British Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={1978},
  volume={133},
  pages={429 - 435}
}
Summary An eleven item clinician-administered Mania Rating Scale (MRS) is introduced, and its reliability, validity and sensitivity are examined. There was a high correlation between the scores of two independent clinicians on both the total score (0.93) and the individual item scores (0.66 to 0.92). The MRS score correlated highly with an independent global rating, and with scores of two other mania rating scales administered concurrently. The score also correlated with the number of days of… 

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