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Mood Charting

Mood charting is an excellent tool for those with bipolar disorder (manic depression). It provides a record of information to share with your doctors and can help detect triggers and episodes early. It is a daily record of a person’s emotional state and it is usually based on a numeric scale. These charts may also include items such as medications, sleep schedules or difficulties encountered.

How to Chart Your Moods
Steps for learning to chart your moods and mood swings if you have bipolar affective disorder (manic depression).

Bipolar Personal Calendar
This is a very detailed charting system from the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA). It provided a daily and monthly recap including medications, sleep, overall mood as well as mood changes and episodes.

Mood Chart System
Information and a sample scale for charting moods. Also includes a scale for charting productivity/functionality.

Mood Diary
Some general information as well as a sample and blank color-coded chart with instructions from Psychiatry24x7.com.

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