Treatment for depression and change in mood instability.

  title={Treatment for depression and change in mood instability.},
  author={Rudy Cecil Bowen and Jan Mahmood and Ali A. Milani and Marilyn Baetz},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  volume={128 1-2},
BACKGROUND Mood varies along at least 2 dimensions, severity and instability (MI). Compared with severity, there is little research on the treatment of MI. We assessed changes in MI with community psychiatric treatment, in patients with depression and mood swings. METHOD Diagnoses were obtained with the MINI. Thirty-four patients completed the Mood Disorders Questionnaire, the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) and the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI-T). MI was calculated from visual… CONTINUE READING

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