Part I

Has there ever been a period of time when you were not your usual self and...
1you felt so good or so hyper that other people thought you were not your normal self, or you were so hyper that you got into trouble?
2you were so irritable that you shouted at people or started fights or arguments?
3you felt much more self-confident than usual?
4you got much less sleep than usual and found you didn't really miss it?
5you were much more talkative or spoke faster than usual?
6thoughts raced through your head or you couldn't slow your mind down?
7you were so easily distracted by things around you that you had trouble concentrating or staying on track?
8you had much more energy than usual?
9you were much more active or did many more things than usual?
10you were much more social or outgoing than usual; for example, you telephoned friends in the middle of the night?
11you were much more interested in sex than usual?
12you did things that were unusual for you or that other people might have thought were excessive, foolish, or risky?
13spending money got you or your family into trouble?

Part II

14If you checked YES to more than one of the above, have several of these ever happened during at least a four day period of time?
15How much of a problem did any of these cause you -- like being unable to work; having family, money, or legal troubles; getting into arguments or fights?