5. Mood Instability: A Systematic Review of Definitions and Measures, and its Epidemiology and Clinical Correlates

      Literature offers a variety of definitions and conceptualisations of mood instability, and in turn, many tools to measure it. Our initial research was to conduct a systematic review synthesising conceptions and measures of mood instability in clinical populations. In parallel, we began examining prevalence and clinical correlates of mood instability in a UK household morbidity survey, to determine whether mood instability had a clinical impact over and above the psychiatric diagnoses also present in the population.
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