The Irritability Questionnaire: a new scale for the measurement of irritability.

@article{Craig2008TheIQ,
  title={The Irritability Questionnaire: a new scale for the measurement of irritability.},
  author={Kevin J. Craig and Heidi M Hietanen and Ivana S Markov{\'a} and Germ{\'a}n E. Berr{\'i}os},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2008},
  volume={159 3},
  pages={367-75}
}
Irritability is an important symptom in patients with neuropsychiatric disorders. It is a major source of distress to patients and their carers and can lead to social and family dysfunction. Despite this, there has been little systematic research on irritability in psychiatry. The development of an instrument that captures the various components of irritability is a prerequisite to more detailed research in this area. The aim of this study was to design a scale to measure irritable mood and to… CONTINUE READING