Essential Features of Bipolar.
|February 1, 2014||Posted by paul under Bipolar Affective Disorder||
What are the essential features of Bipolar 1 and 2 Disorders?
The essential feature of Bipolar 1 is a clinical course which is characterized by the event of one or more Manic Episodes or Mixed Episodes (at least one week of met criteria of a Manic Episode and Major Depressive Episode). Note that due to the variations of Bipolar 1, various criteria is outlined in the DSM4.
With Bipolar 2, the essential feature is a clinical course which is characterized by the event of one or more Major Depressive Episodes along with a minimum of one Hypomanic Episode.
Here is a video which explains a little about mania-
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Originally posted 2011-02-05 06:45:40. Republished by Blog Post Promoter