Development of the Brief Bipolar Disorder Symptom Scale for patients with bipolar disorder.

@article{Dennehy2004DevelopmentOT,
  title={Development of the Brief Bipolar Disorder Symptom Scale for patients with bipolar disorder.},
  author={Ellen B. Dennehy and Trisha Suppes and Miles L. Crismon and Marcia G. Toprac and Thomas J. Carmody and A. John Rush},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2004},
  volume={127 1-2},
  pages={137-45}
}
The Brief Bipolar Disorder Symptom Scale (BDSS) is a 10-item measure of symptom severity that was derived from the 24-item Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS24). It was developed for clinical use in settings where systematic evaluation is desired within the constraints of a brief visit. The psychometric properties of the BDSS were evaluated in 409 adult outpatients recruited from 19 clinics within the public mental health system of Texas, as part of the Texas Medication Algorithm Project… CONTINUE READING