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How can you tell if you have bipolar disorder or just a weird personality?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree
In brief: Level of function
Bipolar disorder is a serious disorder that affects you level of function and has dramatic cycles of energy shifts that last days to months.
A personality disorder just affects how one relates to other people. However, untreated mood disorder can look like a personality disorder. Mood charting helps identify patterns along with a psychiatric evaluation esp if neg impact on life.

In brief: Level of function
Bipolar disorder is a serious disorder that affects you level of function and has dramatic cycles of energy shifts that last days to months.
A personality disorder just affects how one relates to other people. However, untreated mood disorder can look like a personality disorder. Mood charting helps identify patterns along with a psychiatric evaluation esp if neg impact on life.
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
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Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: See my health guide
I have put together a collection of my previous answers about bipolar disorder.
Look through those answers then talk to your doctor.

In brief: See my health guide
I have put together a collection of my previous answers about bipolar disorder.
Look through those answers then talk to your doctor.
Dr. John Moranville
Dr. John Moranville
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