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Bipolar VI

Bipolar VI: Introduction

Bipolar VI: Bipolar VI type is defined as having no depressive symptoms, only manic or hypomanic moods. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Bipolar VI is available below.

Symptoms of Bipolar VI

  • Increased energy, activity, and restlessness
  • Excessively "high," overly good, euphoric mood
  • Extreme irritability
  • Racing thoughts and talking very fast, jumping from one idea to another
  • Distractibility, can't concentrate well
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Bipolar VI

  • Lithium- mood stabiliser
  • Anticonvulsant medications, such as valproate or carbamazepine , also can have mood-stabilizing effects and may be especially useful for difficult-to-treat bipolar episodes. Newer anticonvulsant medications, including lamotrigine, gabapentin, and topiramate , are being studied to determine how well they work in stabilizing mood cycles
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Bipolar VI

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Bipolar VI: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Bipolar VI

Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, and all can present in a...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 misdiagnosed...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 symptom might be Alzheimer's,...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,...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 the condition has...read more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by...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 have a delayed diagnosis. See misdiagnosis of eating disorders 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 disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders). Failure to diagnose these...read more »

Bipolar VI: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Bipolar VI: Rare Types

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