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How do you know if you have bipolar disorder? What are some symptoms of bipolar disorder?

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Dr. Robert Stewart
Clinical Psychology
8 doctors agree

In brief: To REALLY know

If you have bipolar disorder, talk to a psychiatrist or psychologist.
A diagnosis requires a good history & evaluation of your symptoms. Symptoms include manic or hypomanic episodes (abnormally elevated mood & energy) and sometimes depressive episodes.

In brief: To REALLY know

If you have bipolar disorder, talk to a psychiatrist or psychologist.
A diagnosis requires a good history & evaluation of your symptoms. Symptoms include manic or hypomanic episodes (abnormally elevated mood & energy) and sometimes depressive episodes.
Dr. Robert Stewart
Dr. Robert Stewart
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Dr. Mara Fiorentino
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder is a psychiatric condition characterized by mood alteration with ups and downs, alternating along time.
There are different types of bipolar disorders, and the diagnosis requires an exhaustive history taking, prior trials of medications, and observation along time. Classically the person with bipolar disorder would be depressed, and out of the blue, feels excited, happy, no sleepi.

In brief: Bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder is a psychiatric condition characterized by mood alteration with ups and downs, alternating along time.
There are different types of bipolar disorders, and the diagnosis requires an exhaustive history taking, prior trials of medications, and observation along time. Classically the person with bipolar disorder would be depressed, and out of the blue, feels excited, happy, no sleepi.
Dr. Mara Fiorentino
Dr. Mara Fiorentino
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