Manic Episode
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1. Have you had feelings of inflated self-esteem or grandiosity for at least a week (or any period of time if hospitalized)?
2. Has your need for sleep decreased?
3. Are you more talkative than usual or feel pressure to keep talking?
4. Do your thoughts race because of a flood of ideas or experiences?
5. Are you easily distracted?
6. Have you experienced an increase in goal-directed activities (at work, at school, or sexually) or psychomotor agitation?
7. Have you had excessive involvement in high-risk activities that have a high potential for painful consequences (i.e. buying spree, sexual indiscretions, or foolish business investments)?

Total 'Yes' (out of 7 possible)

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Updated 05 Jul 2007
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