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Bipolar disorder II

Bipolar disorder II: Introduction

Bipolar disorder II: Bipolar II is similar to bipolar I disorder, with moods cycling between high and low over time. Here , depressive episodes are more frequent and more intense than manic episodes. It is believed to be underdiagnosed because hypomanic behavior often presents as high-functioning behavior. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Bipolar disorder II is available below.

Symptoms of Bipolar disorder II

  • During a hypomanic episode, elevated mood can manifest itself as either euphoria (feeling "high") or as irritability.
  • Symptoms during hypomanic episodes include:
  • Flying suddenly from one idea to the next
  • Rapid, "pressured" speech
  • Increased energy, with hyperactivity and decreased need for sleep
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Bipolar disorder II

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Causes of Bipolar disorder II

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Bipolar disorder II: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Bipolar disorder II

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 variety of different severities. 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 as a " 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 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 stroke or Alzheimer's disease, 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. more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to 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 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 overlooked. See misdiagnosis 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 more »

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More information about Bipolar disorder II

  1. Bipolar disorder II: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types

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