A novel technique to evaluate fluctuations of mood: implications for evaluating course and treatment effects in bipolar/affective disorders.

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OBJECTIVES Several psychiatric conditions are associated with frequent fluctuations of affect. In this study, we propose a new technique to uniformly score depression and mania objectively and use a new mathematical technique to model the frequent fluctuations in mood using simulated data. Our main aim is to examine the usefulness of this measure for… (More)

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@article{Rao2006ANT, title={A novel technique to evaluate fluctuations of mood: implications for evaluating course and treatment effects in bipolar/affective disorders.}, author={V Sree Hari Rao and C Raghvendra Rao and Vikram Kumar Yeragani}, journal={Bipolar disorders}, year={2006}, volume={8 5 Pt 1}, pages={453-66} }