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Can you have mania without depression in bipolar?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Mania is the hallmark feature of bipolar disorder.
Though depression without mania or hypo mania is called unipolar depression, the presence of mania or hypo mania with or without depression is by definition bipolar.

In brief: Yes
Mania is the hallmark feature of bipolar disorder.
Though depression without mania or hypo mania is called unipolar depression, the presence of mania or hypo mania with or without depression is by definition bipolar.
Dr. John Moranville
Dr. John Moranville
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Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Mania can be the first presentation in bipolar disorder and it tends to be the predominant presentation in the early course of the disorder. Over time, depression tends to become more pronounced.

In brief: Yes
Mania can be the first presentation in bipolar disorder and it tends to be the predominant presentation in the early course of the disorder. Over time, depression tends to become more pronounced.
Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
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