bipolar I disorder

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bipolar I disorder

1. an affective disorder characterized by the occurrence of alternating (for example, mixed, manic, and major depressive) episodes.
2. a DSM diagnosis is established when the specified criteria are met.

bipolar disorder

Bipolar disease, bipolar illness, manic-depressive disease/illness, manic depression Psychiatry A condition characterized by episodic mania-euphoria, alternating with bouts of depression, which affects 1% of the general population; BD first appears by age 30;12 of Pts have 2-3 episodes during life, each from 4-13 months in duration Clinical Mood swings in BD may be dramatic and rapid, but more often are gradual; manic episodes are characterized by disordered thought, judgment, and social behavior, unwise business or financial decisions may be made when an individual is in a manic phase Treatment Lithium; if manic episode is unresponsive, electroconvulsive therapy may be effective
Bipolar disorder
Bipolar I disorder
is characterized by a occurrence of one or more manic episodes or mixed episodes, and one or more major depressive episodes, and an absence of episodes better accounted for by schizoaffective, delusional, or psychotic disorders
Bipolar II disorder
Recurrent major depressive episodes with hypomanic episodes Bipolar II is characterized by one or more major depressive episodes, one or more hypomanic episodes, and an absence of manic or mixed episodes or other episodes better accounted for by schizoaffective, delusional, or psychotic disorders
Famous manic-depressives: Paul Gauguin, Ernest Hemingway, Herman Hesse, Gustav Mahler, Edgar Allan Poe, Franz Schubert, Mark Twain, Vincent van Gogh, Tennessee Williams, Virginia Woolf.
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Patients with bipolar I and bipolar II depression have in common a current or previous major depressive episode.
It includes a 10-year epidemiological forecast for both 12-month and lifetime total prevalent cases of bipolar I, bipolar II, and cyclothymic disorder segmented by sex and age in these markets.
Clinical outcome in patients with bipolar I disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder or both.
com/bipolar-disorder/guide/bipolar-2-disorder) WebMD describes bipolar II disorder as less crippling than bipolar I disorder:
The classic form of bipolar disorder, which involves recurrent episodes of mania and depression, is called bipolar I disorder.
There is increasing recognition that bipolar disorder has a spectrum of symptom expression from subthreshold to meeting full criteria, indicating that bipolar I disorder, at least, may be more common than the 1% prevalence usually cited in population surveys.
Based on the survey, the authors reached lifetime estimates of 1% for bipolar I disorder; 1.
Bipolar I refers to individuals who experience depression alternating with out-of-control or psychotic mania, and Bipolar II refers to those who suffer depression and experience hypomanic episodes without loss of control or psychosis.
The Long term Course and Outcome of Bipolar I and Bipolar II Disorder, Lewis Judd and Pamela J.
LATUDA is indicated for the treatment of major depressive episodes associated with bipolar I disorder (bipolar depression) as monotherapy and as adjunctive therapy with lithium or valproate.
A similar pattern of cognitive deficits is observed in euthymic bipolar I and bipolar II patients, according to a German study of cognition in the two subtypes.