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Table 2 BD Sx: list of words that describe feelings people have. After reading each, please indicate how the word reflects how you feel—right now, at this moment: 0 not at all, 1 a little, 2 a lot

From: Development and validation of the BD SX: a brief measure of mood and symptom variability for use with adults with bipolar disorder

1. miserable 0 1 2
2. talkative 0 1 2
3. tired 0 1 2
4. hostile 0 1 2
5. disgusted 0 1 2
6. impulsive 0 1 2
7. worthless 0 1 2
8. furious 0 1 2
9. sleepy 0 1 2
10. indestructible 0 1 2
11. insecure 0 1 2
12. fatigued 0 1 2
13. gloomy 0 1 2
14. invincible 0 1 2
15. exhausted 0 1 2
16. euphoric 0 1 2
17. lonely 0 1 2
18. suspicious 0 1 2
19. hopeless 0 1 2
20. argumentative 0 1 2
  1. Scoring key:
  2. Cognitive symptoms = 1, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19
  3. Somatic symptoms = 3, 9, 12, 15
  4. Affrontive symptoms = 4, 5, 8, 18, 20
  5. Elation/loss of insight = 2, 6, 10, 14, 16