The Bech-Rafaelsen Mania Scale (MAS)
The DSM-IV criteria for mania: If A2 is scored higher than A1, a manic classification requires at least four B items. If A1 is scored higher than A2, only three B items are needed.
KeywordsSexual Interest Scoring Sheet Elevated Mood Increase Motor Activity Haloperidol Plasma
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