Bipolar Disorder – Diagnostic Interviewing for Manic Episode

DSM-5 Criteria for Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a disturbance in mood that consists of patients moving between depression and hypomania or mania. A newer entity Bipolar depression, although not present in DSM-V is a valid entity that presents with predominantly depressed mood that lies along a bipolar trait. Following are the questions that will help you come closer to the diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder.