A Primer on the Bipolar Spectrum Diagnostic Scale (BSDS)

August 24, 2017

The Bipolar Spectrum Diagnostic Scale (BSDS) is rapidly becoming a gold standard screening tool in bipolar depression. Even though treatment guidelines around the world recommend the use of measurement-based care, a shortcoming in our field is the lack of in-depth knowledge about what this instrument is, how to interpret scores, and how to utilize the BSDS in everyday clinical practice. This short 9-minute, learner-friendly video is designed to introduce the BSDS and get you ready to use it today. The creator and narrator of this video is Saundra Jain, MA, PsyD, LPC,Psych Congress Steering Committee member.