(Answered) Nurs 6640 week 2 Discussion: Assessment Tools

Post an explanation of the psychometric properties of the assessment tool you were
assigned. Explain when it is appropriate to use this assessment tool with clients,
including whether the tool can be used to evaluate the efficacy of psychopharmacologic
medications. Support your approach with evidence-based literature.


The Mood Disorder Questionnaire (MDQ) is a screening tool that assists physicians in distinguishing between depression and bipolar disorder. The MDQ was developed by a team of researchers, psychiatrists, and consumer advocates under the leadership of Robert M.A. Hirschfeld, University of Texas, Medical Branch (Fonseca-Pedrero, Ortuño-Sierra, Paino, & Muñiz, 2016). The MDQ can be administered by the physician or can be self-administered by the patient. It comprises of 15 questions and takes approximately…Please click the icon below to purchase full solution at $5