Which is the most severe: bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression or anxiety disorder?

Yes. That is like asking which flavor is better chocolate, vanilla, or strawberry. There are degrees of severity for each of the conditions you mention. All of them can be debilitating. Likewise all of them can be successfully treated.

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I've visited 2-3 psychologist. Some say adhd. Bipolar disorder, mood disorder, anxiety disorder, severe depression, m confused. Plz help, told evry doc same?

See university. Psychiatrist and get a full psychological testing profile with a definitive diagnosis and then your confusion regarding this matter should go away and treatment can be based on fact rather than conjecture. Read more...
Diagnosis can be. quite difficult at times. Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder. Depression is part of Bipolar Disorder (AKA manic depression). ADHD and bipolar disorder can have overlapping symptoms and may also co-occur. Anxiety can occur with any of these - either as a symptom or as a clinical disorder. Read more...

I have depression, OCD and anxiety disorder. Do I have bipolar disorder too? I have varied moods from extremely sad to happy to very angry and irritable.

Too many labels. If you have bipolar disorder you can eliminate the depressive diagnosis because it includes that. The only way for a diagnosis to me made it with the help of a mental health professional. Please see on to get the support you need. Peace and good health. Medicine alone is probably not enough. Cognitive behavioral therapy may help also. Read more...
Evaluation. Bipolar disorder is characterized by disturbances in mood including mania. Any patient suffering from depression needs an evaluation to include screening for mania. Read more...

I'm taking risperidone. Does this mean I Have schizophrenia or bipolar disorder? I was diagnosed as having a major depressive episode.

Diagnosis? Just because you are on Risperdal does not mean you are bipolar or schizophrenic. Risperdal is an anti psychotic medication and people with major depressive disorder can have psychotic symptoms during a depressed episode. I would discuss this with the doctor who prescribed the Risperdal to clarify the target symptoms and your working diagnosis. Read more...

I can't afford to go to the dr right now. What are some OTC or homeopathic things I can use for severe depression anxiety and bipolar disorder?

Go to the hospital . Ask for a social worker. Apply for charity care. Explain to them your situation. If you qualify, you will get free care hospital wide for 1 year. A county hospital also a great place to go. Calling your local psychiatrist and offer them what you can afford. Someone is going to welcome you. Praying for you! Read more...
Low cost clinics too. Dr. Ibrahim shared excellent suggestions because with this collection of problems, you really do need a doctor's help (rather than trying to make do with otc remedies). Even homeopathic treatment would require being seen by an expert homeopathic doctor! many communities have low cost or even free clinics. See what's available in your locale: http://www.Needymeds.Org/free_clinics.Taf. Read more...
OTC is not safer. Consider the community mental health clinic in your nearest city. These are subsidized to help care for the underprivelaged. Read more...

Is it possible to be diagnosed with PTSD, paranoia schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and anxiety at the same time? I am experiencing symptoms of all.

No. I believe you have all the symptoms you say. But psychiatric diagnosis is much more complicated. It is likely that you don't have all the syndromes, but rather one, with symptoms that overlap with other syndromes. Self-diagnosis is hazardous. Besides, you are probably miserable with those symptoms. I hope you go for professional help. Read more...
Multiple diagnoses. It is possible to see 10 different docs and describe the same symptoms and get 10 different diagnoses. But a mature experienced therapist, a trauma expert, would be able to sort through it all. This is critical because otherwise you could end up on too many different drugs and never get better. Many severe trauma experiences can result in symptoms that mimic the other dx, even including hallucina. Read more...

I feel like I have a bipolar disorder along with depression and anxiety but want to join the military. How do I overcome this?

Eval & help. It sounds as if you aren't sure. If you do have bipolar disorder you will not meet entry requirements for the military. Please obtain a thorough psychiatric or psychological evaluation so you do know what you are dealing with. If you do have these disorders, a military environment might exacerbate symptoms. Get help now. Read more...

I was wondering about getting tested for anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder.?

Screeners only. The "testing" is only usefully when combined with a clinical exam and evaluation. If you're having that impulse, there likely reasons for it and I'd encourage you to request referral either from your PCP or, if still in school, school guidance office. Read more...