Current Symptoms Checklist:
Past Psychiatric Medications
If you have ever taken any of the following medications, please indicate the dates, dosage, and how helpful they were (if you can’t remember all the details, just write in what you do remember)
Has any family members been treated with a psychiatric medication?
Check if you have ever tried the following:
Have you ever tried Methamphetamine?
Have you ever tried Cocaine?
Have you ever tried Stimulants (pills)?
Have you ever tried Heroin?
Have you ever tried LSD or Hallucinogens?
Have you ever tried Marijuana?
Have you ever tried Pain Killers (not prescribed)?
Have you ever tried Methadone?
Have you ever tried Alcohol?
Have you ever tried Ecstasy?
Have you ever tried Steroids?
Have you ever tried Tranquilizer/sleeping pills?
Have you ever tried Other?
Have you ever been arrested?
Do you have any pending legal problems?
Do you belong to a religion or spiritual group?
Do you find your involvement helpful during this illness, or does the involvement make things more difficult or stressful for you?
Miscellaneous Medical Information:
Mood Disorder Questionnaire:
Has there ever been a period of time when you were not your usual self and …
… you felt so good or so hyper that other people thought you were not your normal self or you were so hyper that you got into trouble?
… you were so irritable that you shouted at people or started fights or arguments?
… you felt much more self-confident than usual?
… you got much less sleep than usual and found you didn’t really miss it?
… you were much more talkative or spoke faster than usual?
… thoughts raced through your head or you couldn’t slow your mind down?
… you were so easily distracted by things around you that you had trouble concentrating or staying on track?
… you had much more energy than usual?
… you were much more active or did many more things than usual?
… you were much more social or outgoing than usual, for example, you telephoned friends in the middle of the night?
… you were much more interested in sex than usual?
… you did things that were unusual for you or that other people might have thought were excessive, foolish, or risky?
… spending money got you or your family in trouble?
If you checked YES to more than one of the above, have several of these ever happened during the same period of time?
How much of a problem did any of these cause you – like being able to work; having family, money, or legal troubles; getting into arguments or fights? Please check 1 response only:
Have any of your blood relatives [ie, children, siblings, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles) had manic-depressive illness or bipolar disorder?
Has a health professional ever told you that you have manic-depressive illness or bipolar disorder?