A 30-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me the diagnostic tests for bipolar disorder ?
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Psychiatry 39 years experience
No particular test: There is no one particular test for bipolar disorder. The diagnosis is made by taking a detailed symptom history from you and sometimes establishing the presence of other signs as well, and ruling out any other medical conditions that may be contributing to the symptoms.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
What are some of the tests for Bipolar disorder?
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Internal Medicine 42 years experience
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A 46-year-old member asked:
How to tell if I have bipolar disorder?
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Psychiatry 33 years experience
Bipolar: Moods swing to extremes, between episodes of depression lasting around few weeks & phases of mania lasting few weeks each. Milder forms are called bipolar type 2 or cyclothymia, more severe forms are accompanied with psychotic symptoms such as hearing voices or seeing things that are not there. Your mental health counselor can assess & give more definite diagnosis.
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Last updated Nov 22, 2014
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