bipolar I mood disorder


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bipolar I mood disorder

A mood disorder characterized by the presence of only one manic episode and no past major depressive episodes, and not better accounted for by a psychotic disorder. The classes or specifiers of bipolar I disorder include mild, moderate, severe without psychotic features, severe with psychotic features, in partial remission, in full remission, with catatonic features, and with postpartum onset.
See also: mood disorder