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Bipolar Disorder: Diagnosis and Major Depression

by Helen Farrell, MD
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    The lecture Bipolar Disorder: Diagnosis and Major Depression by Helen Farrell, MD is from the course Major Psychiatric Disorders. It contains the following chapters:

    • Criteria for Bipolar
    • Symptoms of Major Depression

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    1. Depressed self esteem.
    2. Flight of ideas.
    3. Impulsivity.
    4. Increased distractibility.
    5. Decreased need for sleep.
    1. …it is a state of severely impaired judgement.
    2. …patient has flight of ideas.
    3. …it lasts for at least one week.
    4. …the patient has an unrealistic sense of superiority.
    5. …it presents with insomnia.
    1. It is period of persistently depressed and irritable mood.
    2. It lasts for at least 4 consecutive days.
    3. It is present most of the day.
    4. There is abnormally and persistently increased activity or energy.
    5. It is a period of abnormally, persistently elevated, expansive or irritable mood.
    1. 4 or more mood episodes in 12 months.
    2. 4 or more mood episodes in 12 weeks.
    3. Occurrence of depression every year during winter.
    4. Numerous episodes of hypomania in discrete time frame.
    5. Absence of mood symptoms for 4 or more months in 12 months.

    Author of lecture Bipolar Disorder: Diagnosis and Major Depression

     Helen Farrell, MD

    Helen Farrell, MD


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