The Sensitivity and Specificity of the Mood Disorders Questionnaire Varies with the Intensity of Mood Illness

Abstract

The Mood Disorders Questionnaire (MDQ) is a tool that was created for screening for bipolar disorders. This study investigates the utility of the MDQ in an acute psychiatric in-patient setting. All patients admitted to an acute inpatient psychiatric unit completed the MDQ. Discharge diagnoses strictly followed DSM-IV criteria, but were determined through… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11126-012-9249-8

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