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- DSM-5 Diagnostic Codes for Bipolar Disorder
Codes as per 2013 DSM-5.
Bipolar I disorder
Current or most recent episode:
- Additional Specifiers of Bipolar Disorder & Depression
Bipolar Disorder with Mixed Features (see link).
Bipolar Disorder or Depression with Anxious Distress.
This specifier is applied when a person has noticeable symptoms of nervousness/anxiety during a mood episode. ...
- Mixed Features Specifier of Bipolar Disorder & Depression
"With mixed features" is a specifier that can be added to either major depressive disorder or bipolar I or II disorder, and it applies when a person experiences both symptoms of depressed mood and mania ...
- Manic Episode
A manic episode is not a disorder in and of itself, but rather is a part of a type of bipolar disorder.
A manic episode is characterized by period of at least 1 week where ...
- Cyclothymic Disorder Treatment
Table of Contents
There is no clear treatment of choice for this disorder. Either psychotherapy or medication can be tried first, or in conjunction with one ...
- Hypomanic Episode Symptoms
A hypomanic episode is not a disorder in itself, but rather is a description of a part of a type of bipolar II disorder. Hypomanic episodes have the same symptoms as manic episodes with ...
- Bipolar Disorder Treatment
Table of Contents:
An Introduction to the Bipolar Series
Who Gets Bipolar Disorder?
Causes of Bipolar Disorder
Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder
Treatment of Bipolar Disorder
Frequently Asked Questions
Although bipolar disorder is viewed ...
- Bipolar Disorder Symptoms
Bipolar disorder (also known as "manic depression") is a disorder that is often not recognized or misdiagnosed as simply depression by the patient, relatives, friends -- and even physicians. An early sign of bipolar ...
- Mixed Episode Symptoms
A mixed episode (DSM-IV) is not a disorder itself, but rather is a description of a component of a specific type of bipolar disorder.
A mixed episode is defined by meeting the ...