5) If, based on the history, you continue to suspect bipolar disorder, administer the MDQ
9-HpODE was the only FAOOH visible at baseline but was below the MDQ
Using the MDQ
and differentiating between agitated depression and bipolarity is useful for diagnostic accuracy.
Mr R responded affirmatively to 9 of the 13 items on the MDQ
Additional evaluation of 695 of the participants with a standard diagnostic interview found that the MDQ
had a sensitivity of 81% and specificity of 65% in the community setting, said Dr.
In the large US population-based survey using the MDQ
, patients who screened positive for bipolar symptoms most commonly were receiving antidepressant monotherapy indicating that BD is frequently undetected or misdiagnosed.
Drospirenone/EE produced significant improvement in all 13 MDQ
items in the late luteal phase and during menses.
has a high rate of accuracy and is able to identify 7 out of 10 people who have bipolar disorder, which may help reduce the rate of misdiagnosis and its associated risks.
19) In general, the MDQ
performs better at detecting BP I in psychiatric practice settings, whereas the HCL-32 and BSDS may be more useful in primary care and general population settings.
1) A recent national survey using the MDQ
found a 3.
26,28,29) Having a family member complete the MDQ
may be helpful in identifying symptoms, especially hypomania, that the patient might not consider a problem.
10) The BSDS's emphasis on mood lability may improve its sensitivity for bipolar II disorder, and the MDQ
may have better sensitivity for bipolar I illness.