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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This is comparable to the results from other studies 0. 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 can be difficult [ 3hypomaniw ].

The scale includes a checklist of 32 possible symptoms of hypomania, each rated yes or no.

Recent studies have demonstrated that the item Hypomania Checklist HCL developed by Jules Angst is a good screening instrument for past hypomanic episodes [ 12 – 15 ]. Disorders typically diagnosed in childhood Intellectual disability X-linked intellectual disability Lujan—Fryns syndrome.

To learn more about how we use your information, see our Privacy Policy. Conclusions The psychometric properties of the simplified Chinese version of the HCL were demonstrated to be satisfactory using a clinical sample in China.

Subjects did checklisst have to have a certain clinical status as the aim was to elucidate the relationship between current state and HCL scores. All authors read and approved the final manuscript. Practice guideline for the treatment of patients with hypoomania disorder revision Am J Psychiatry.

A comprehensive meta-analysis of accuracy studies”. Postpartum depression Postpartum psychosis. However, little is known about the usefulness of HCL for patients with checcklist disorders in China.

Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Please review our privacy policy. Disorders typically diagnosed in childhood. The HCL was demonstrated to have good sensitivity 0.


Hypomania checklist (HCL-32)

Moreover, bipolar disorder is associated with substantial impairments in productive and social roles [ 1819 ]. Subjects from the outpatient and inpatient departments at Shenzhen and Shanghai mental health centres were enrolled in the study from January to December Sexual maturation disorder Ego-dystonic sexual orientation Sexual relationship disorder Paraphilia Voyeurism Fetishism. Read the latest issue of Pulse This issue’s highlights: Systematic clinical methodology for validating bipolar-II disorder: The internal consistency of the HCL was determined using Cronbach’s alpha.

The HCL suffers from the same problems as other self-report inventoriesin that scores can be easily exaggerated or minimized by the person hypomxnia them. Perception and impact of bipolar disorder: Spearman correlation analysis was performed on the current mental state and the total score. Initially developed by Jules Checkist and Thomas Meyer in German, the questionnaire was translated into English and translated back to German to ensure accuracy.

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

Subjects in the present study and that carried out in Taiwan were Chinese. The study was hy;omania by the ethics committees hypmoania the two psychiatric hospitals. It uses short phrases and simple language, making it easy to read. From a clinical perspective, a screening questionnaire must have good sensitivity even if that increases false positives because of lower specificity [ 27 ]. Journal of Public Health. The psychometric properties of the simplified Chinese version of the HCL were demonstrated to be satisfactory using a clinical sample in China.

Disorganized hebephrenic schizophrenia Paranoid schizophrenia Simple-type schizophrenia Childhood schizophrenia Pseudoneurotic schizophrenia. Wikiversity has learning resources about Hypomania Checklist. Sensitivity and specificity at various cut-offs between BP and UP. The Hypomania Checklist was built as a more efficient screening measure for hypomania, to be used both in epidemiological research and in clinical use. The Stanley foundation Bipolar Treatment outcome Network.


Abstract Background 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 statistical analyses were carried out using SPSS Cross validation with the mood disorder questionnaire MDQ of an instrument for the detection of hypomania in Spanish: ROC curves can be difficult to understand. The mean age of BP patients was significantly lower than that of UP patients in this study, and this is comparable with samples used for similar studies [ 121420 ].

Pulse Learning Pulse Learning features clinical and practice business CPD modules to help you through appraisal and revalidation. Positive responses to twenty-eight items were significantly more frequent by patients with BP than those with UP, and the other four items 7th, 21st, 25th and 32nd showed hfl-32 such trend.

The HCL is a convenient instrument for screening bipolar disorders, and psychiatrists in several countries use it in practice [ 12 – 152021 ]. Cronbach’s alpha for the HCL was calculated to be 0. A preliminary translated version was administered to individuals without psychiatric illness and patients with mood disorders. Is bipolar disorder still underdiagnosed? Chin J Behavioral Medical Science. Authors LL and HY designed the study and developed the protocols.

Hypomania, an element checmlist bipolar II disorder, is not usually perceived by patients to be pathological and is not reported to clinicians [ 1011 ]. Supporting patients through smoking cessation.