Sensitivity and specificity of DSM-IV atypical features for bipolar II disorder diagnosis.

@article{Benazzi2000SensitivityAS,
  title={Sensitivity and specificity of DSM-IV atypical features for bipolar II disorder diagnosis.},
  author={Franco Benazzi and Zolt{\'a}n Rihmer},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2000},
  volume={93 3},
  pages={257-62}
}
The aim of the study was to find the sensitivity and the specificity of DSM-IV atypical features (mood reactivity, weight gain, appetite increase, hypersomnia, leaden paralysis, interpersonal rejection sensitivity) for the diagnosis of bipolar II disorder. Consecutive 557 unipolar (54.9%) and bipolar II (45.0%) major depressive episode (MDE) outpatients were interviewed with the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV and the Global Assessment of Functioning Scale. Bipolar II was diagnosed… CONTINUE READING