Bipolar Articles

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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:   manic hypomanic ¬†depressed Mild 296.41...
  • 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 Psychotherapy Medications Self-Help Psychotherapy 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 Further Information 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 ...