YMRS - Young Mania Rating Scale

The Young Mania Rating Scale is a provider-administered, 11-item, multiple-choice diagnostic questionnaire which is used to measure the severity of manic episodes in patients.

Special Instructions
Based on the patient's subjective report of their clinical condition over the previous 48 hours and from clinical observation during the interview.

Scores Produced
YMRS (0-60)

Young RC, Biggs JT, Ziegler VE Meyer DA. A rating scale for mania: reliability, validity, and sensitivity. BrJ Psychiatry. 1978; 133:429-435.
Young RC, Biggs JT, Ziegler VE, Meyer DA. Young Mania Rating Scale. In: Handbook of Psychiatric Measures. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association; 2000: 540-542. 



YMRS Scoring.pdf

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