Is misdiagnosis of bipolar disorder common?

Answer On One Hand: Mood Fluctuations Make Diagnosis DifficultBipolar disorder is commonly misdiagnosed. The mood swings associated with bipolar disorder can be difficult to distinguish from other illness... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Is misdiagnosis of bipolar disorder common

Are Attention Deficit Disorder and Bipolar Disorder considered preexisting medical conditions?

Answer Yes, but on a group plan they may still be covered.

What distinguishes narcissistic personality disorder from bipolar disorder?

Have I got bipolar disorder?

Bipolar disorder which is what it is now called (used to be called manic depression) is a mood disorder which effects a persons mood and is caused by chemical imbalances in the brain. In bipolar di... Read More »

What is bipolar disorder&what causes it?

The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that the rates of diagnosis in teenagers and children have increased 40 times in the last 10 years. As a result the rate of interest on this topic ... Read More »