This is the HCL screening tool for researchers trying to find people with bipolar disorder. Compr Psychiatry. Jan-Feb;48(1) Epub Sep 6. The Hypomania Checklist (HCL): its factorial structure and association to indices of. The item Hypomania Checklist (HCL), a questionnaire for screening bipolar disorders, has been utilised in several countries, but it.

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Views Read Edit View history. Sexual maturation disorder Ego-dystonic sexual orientation Sexual relationship disorder Paraphilia Voyeurism Fetishism. Differences concerning the mean age and sex ratio between BP and UP patients could have resulted from enrolling individuals consecutively. The exclusion criteria comprised patients diagnosed with an hcll-32 or severe clinical status, those who could not cooperate with the study procedures, patients who had received electroconvulsive therapy ECT or modified electroconvulsive therapy MECT during the previous four weeks, individuals who were illiterate, suffering from mental retardation, dementia or intellectual impairment.

All interviewers were psychiatrists with hvl-32 minimum of five years experience. Practice guideline for the treatment of patients with bipolar disorder revision Am J Psychiatry. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC.

Most Popular Pulse review: The HCL was demonstrated to have good sensitivity 0. Subjects in the present study and that carried out in Taiwan were Chinese. Disorganized hebephrenic schizophrenia Paranoid schizophrenia Simple-type schizophrenia Childhood schizophrenia Pseudoneurotic schizophrenia.

Hypomania checklist (HCL-32)

This was similar to the results from other studies [ 1214 ]. Patients who satisfied the inclusion and exclusion criteria were evaluated. Adjustment disorder with depressed mood. Methods Subjects Subjects from the outpatient and inpatient departments at Shenzhen and Shanghai mental health centres were enrolled in the study from January to December Using questionnaire to screen for psychiatric disorders: Discussion Bipolar disorder is very common and the lifetime prevalence of bipolar disorder spectrum is approximately 4.


Hc-l32 measures for bipolar disorder focused on identifying personality factors and symptom severity instead of the episodic nature of hypomania or the possible negative consequences in behavioral, affective, or cognitive changes associated. The results from the current hccl-32 suggest that the optimal cut-off between BP-II and UP should be used, particularly when considering the continuum of checklisr disorders.

Principal component analysis with varimax rotation was used to determine the construct validity of the HCL Like all questionnaires, the way the hypomanua is administered can influence the final score.

A cut-off of fourteen had a sensitivity 0.

The HCL-32: towards a self-assessment tool for hypomanic symptoms in outpatients.

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This study hypomanka that the simplified Chinese version of HCL was valid for patients with mood disorders. The kappa coefficient for diagnosis of bipolar disorders was 0.

Similar reliability scores were found when only using 16 item assessments versus the traditional item format of the HCL [ citation needed ]. Delirium Post-concussion syndrome Organic brain syndrome.

The mean age of BP patients was significantly lower than that of UP patients in this study, and gcl-32 is comparable with samples used for similar studies [ 121420 ].


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Results The eigenvalues for the first three factors in the HCL were calculated as 5. It is important to differentiate bipolar disorders BP from other mood disorders; delayed diagnosis or misdiagnosis can prolong the suffering of patients [ 1 – 3 ] but accurate early diagnosis hypomana be difficult hypoomania 34 ]. The percentage of people who own a car in China is low, and this could explain why the frequency of the 7th item drive faster was low in BP A screening vhecklist of fourteen was the optimal cut-off sensitivity 0.

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The eigenvalues for the first three factors in the HCL were calculated as 5.

The item Hypomania Checklist HCLa questionnaire for screening bipolar disorders, has been utilised in several countries, but it unclear if the Chinese version of the HCL is valid. All authors read and approved the final manuscript. All of your module activity is stored in your personal CPD log, with an export available for download and use on Clarity. The HCL is a measure intended to have high sensitivity to checkpist clinicians from many countries to diagnosing individuals in a clinical population with bipolar disorder, specifically bipolar II disorder.

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