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Child Mania Rating Scale (CMRS-P)

This measure is intended to be completed by a parent or caregiver on behalf of the child. The following questions concern your child’s mood and behavior in the past week. Please respond to each item to the best of your ability. Please consider it a problem if it is causing trouble and is beyond what is normal for your child's age. For example, select 'rare or never' if the behavior is not causing trouble.


In the past week, does your child...

1. 
Have periods of feeling super happy for hours or days at a time, extremely wound up and excited, such as feeling "on top of the world?"

2. 
Feel irritable, cranky, or mad for hours or days at a time ?

3. 
Think that they can be anything or do anything (e.g., leader, best basket ball player, rap singer, millionaire, princess) beyond what is usual for that age?

4. 
Believe that they have unrealistic abilities or powers that are unusual, and may try to act upon them, which causes trouble ?

5. 
Need less sleep than usual; yet does not feel tired the next day?

6. 
Have periods of too much energy?

7. 
Have periods when they talk too much or too loud or talks a mile-a-minute?

8. 
Have periods of racing thoughts that their mind cannot slow down , and it seems that your child’s mouth cannot keep up with their mind?

9. 
Talk so fast that they jump from topic to topic?

10. 
Rush around doing things nonstop?

11. 
Have trouble staying on track and is easily drawn to what is happening around them?

12. 
Do many more things than usual, or is unusually productive or highly creative?

13. 
Behave in a sexually inappropriate way?

(e.g., talks dirty, exposing, playing with private parts, masturbating, making sex phone calls, humping on dogs, playing sex games, touches others sexually)

14. 
Go and talk to strangers inappropriately, is more socially outgoing than usual?

15. 
Do things that are unusual for them that are foolish or risky?

(e.g., jumping off heights, shopping online with your credit cards, giving things away)

16. 
Have rage attacks, intense and prolonged temper tantrums?

17. 
Crack jokes or pun more than usual, laugh loud, or act silly in a way that is out of the ordinary?

18. 
Experience rapid mood swings?

19. 
Have any suspicious or strange thoughts?

20. 
Hear voices that nobody else can hear?

21. 
See things that nobody else can see?

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