Can anxiety, depression and OCD cause a racing mind simular to bipolar disorder?

Sometimes. Anxious ruminations & agitated depression can certainly present with racing thoughts. I can't think of any reason why ocd might not somtimes present similarly.

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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...

Could racing thoughts and frequent mood swings be signs of a bipolar disorder or they can be signs of depression as well?

Sxs. Racing thoughts and frequent mood swings might be seen with hypomania or mania related to bipolar disorder. It may be due to anxiety or an anxious depression. Certain drugs & medications can cause these symptoms. Mood swings are more prominent in some personality disorder. If you are experiencing these sxs - an comprehensive psychological assessment can help delineat the cause. Take care. Read more...

I had a cva in the front part of my brain. It causes mood swings. Could it of caused bipolar disorder in me. I currently suffer depression.?

CVA? Usually can't make a psychiatric diagnoses before ruling out neurological problems, medical and substance abuse problems. In u case the reason for u symptoms is u cva. Read more...
Complex issue. Why a cva at your age? This sounds rather complex and difficult. Frontal lobe disorders are very complex and will affect mood and behavior and attention. You need a thorough medical evaluation and referral for specialist evaluation as deemed appropriate by your primary physician. There may be a complicated neurological cause for your condition. Read more...

Do people with bipolar disorder know when they are about to go into a depressed state of mind?

It Varies. Some people can tell when there mood is about to change, especially when they develop more self-awareness into their difficulties. However, a great many people with bipolar disorder are affected by their mood in unpredictable ways that they are not able to anticipate. That's why treatment is so important, because successful treatment will help to minimize mood swings. Read more...
Bipolar disorder . Some folks who had the episodic illness can have some sense of the phase of depression or mania starting usually there are red flags like sleep changes increases irritability intense emotional responses and lot more depending on individuals and course of illness.Mostly family members if observant can see the mood fluctuations coming always consult your psychiatrist may need med adjustment. Read more...

I have depression, anxiety, panic attacks, bipolar disorder, what to do?

Would encourage you. To obtain excellent psychiatric care. Talking therapy ranks really high. Cognitive behavioral therapy can be quite effective. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night ; good nutrition with 5 servings of veggies ; 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, qi gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises ; meditation. Don't isolate - spend time with friends and stay active. Read more...

I have anxiety, specifically social anxiety and I have depression, also epilepsy. I feel I might have something else instead. Bipolar disorder? Help

See a psychiatrist. You do have a lot of symptoms that begs going to see a psychiatrist to sort out. All of the symptoms could trigger each other and you have to be careful that whatever medications you will be prescribed does not trigger your epilepsy. Read more...
See a psychiatrist. Mood disorders such as major depression and bipolar disorder are often coexistence with anxiety disorders. Risk factors for bipolar disorder include a personal history of mania, a family history of bipolar disorder, early onset depression, inadequate response to multiple antidepressants and/or a paradoxical response to antidepressants. 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...

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

Bipolar, depression, Yes there are tests for this - depression and anxiety. Bipolar really should be diagnosed with a visit to the psychiatrist. Keep in mind the tests just reveal that there is depression and.or anxiety but they do not reveal any subtypes, causes, or treatments. 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...