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Table 2 Outcome measures for the proposed review

From: Does stage of illness influence recovery-focused outcomes after psychological treatment in bipolar disorder? A systematic review protocol

Outcome measure instruments
1. General/social functioning
 A multidimensional construct encompassing an individual’s capacity for independent living, occupational and educational achievement, interpersonal relationships and recreation [55]. Measures will include any validated self-report or clinician-rated, real-world functioning or performance-based measure, including the following: Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF) [56], Functioning Assessment Short Test (FAST) [57], The clinician-rated Longitudinal Interval Follow-up Evaluation-Range of Impaired Functioning Tool (LIFE-RIFT) [58], World Health Organisation Disability Assessment Schedule (WHODAS-2) [59], Sheehan Disability Scale (SDS) [60], Social Functioning Scale (SFS) [61], Life Functioning Questionnaire (LFQ) [62], USCD Performance-Based Skills Assessment [63], Bipolar Disorder Functioning Questionnaire [64], Social and Occupational Functioning Assessment Scale (SOFAS) [65]
2. Cognitive functioning
 An individual’s range of abilities relating to cognition, memory and learning, including attention, executive function, verbal learning and memory, verbal fluency, processing speed, working memory, visual learning and memory, psychomotor speed, visuo-spatial ability) [66]. Measures will include any validated measure or screening tool assessing cognitive function or impairment overall or by domain including the following: Mini-Mental State Exam [67], Mini-Cog [68], Memory Impairment Screen (MIS) [69], General Practitioner Assessment of Cognition (GPCOG) [70], The clock drawing test (CDT) [71], Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) [72], FAST, cognitive domain [57], Weschler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS-IV) or its subtests [73], Wechsler Memory Scale (WMS-IV) or its subtests [74], Wide Range Assessment of Memory and Learning [75], California Verbal Learning Test [76], Hopkins Verbal Learning Test-Revised [77], Brief Visuospatial Memory Test-Revised [78], Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure Test [79], Trail Making Test Part A or Part B [80], Wisconsin Card Sorting Test [81], Delis-Kaplan Executive Function System [82], Boston Naming Test [83], Controlled Oral Word Association [84], MATRICS Consensus Cognitive Battery (MCCB) [85]
3. Quality of life
 While quality of life is used in varying ways, the World Health Organisation defines this as “an individual’s perception of their position in life in the context of the culture and value systems in which they live and in relation to their goals, expectations, standards and concerns” [86]. Measures will include any validated self-report or clinician-rated, general or disorder specific measure of quality of life, including the following: QoL.BD [87], EuroQoL [88], Lancashire Quality of Life Profile [89]/Manchester Short Assessment of Quality of Life (MANSA) [90], Lehman Quality of Life Interview [91], Longitudinal Interval Follow-up Evaluation [92], MOS Short Form 12[93],MOS Short Form 20 [94], MOS Short Form 36 [95], Quality of Life Enjoyment and Satisfaction Questionnaire (Q-LES-Q) [96], Quality of Life in Depression Scale [97], Quality of Life Index [98], World Health Organisation Quality of Life Assessment [99]