Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 

Bipolar IV

Bipolar IV: Introduction

Bipolar IV: Bipolar IV Disorder - BP IV for short - is major depression with mania or hypomania caused by taking antidepressants. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Bipolar IV is available below.

Symptoms of Bipolar IV

  • Lasting sad, anxious, or empty mood
  • Feelings of hopelessness or pessimism
  • Feelings of guilt, worthlessness, or helplessness
  • Loss of interest or pleasure in activities once enjoyed, including sex
  • Decreased energy, a feeling of fatigue or of being "slowed down"
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Bipolar IV

  • Atypical antipsychotic medications, including clozapine
  • Olanzapine, risperidone, quetiapine, and ziprasidone
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Bipolar IV:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Bipolar IV?

Bipolar IV: Related Patient Stories

Causes of Bipolar IV

More information about causes of Bipolar IV:

Bipolar IV: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Bipolar IV

Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to...read more »

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially...read more »

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a ...read more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed...read more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. Many patients with bipolar...read more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or...read more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be...read more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety...read more »

Bipolar IV: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research related physicians and medical specialists:

Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:

Hospitals & Clinics: Bipolar IV

Research quality ratings and patient safety measures for medical facilities in specialties related to Bipolar IV:

Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Bipolar IV, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Bipolar IV: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Bipolar IV: Broader Related Topics

User Interactive Forums

Read about other experiences, ask a question about Bipolar IV, or answer someone else's question, on our message boards:

 

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise