Purpose: To assist in the identification of symptoms associated with early onset bipolar disorder
Age: 3-18 years
Time: 15-20 minutes
The Pediatric Behavior Rating Scale (PBRS) is a standardised, norm-referenced parent and teacher rating scale that assists you in identifying comorbid disorders as well as in differentiating disorders that have symptoms and behavioural characteristics that are similar to those of early onset bipolar disorder.
The PBRS provides a Total Bipolar Index (TBX), a robust measure that differentiates between clinical and non-clinical groups. It also provides a number of scales that identify specific symptoms: