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Bipolar Disorder

What Is The Mood Disorder Questionnaire?

Introduction

Various assessment instruments can be used to assess for different types of disorders. For instance, for Bipolar Disorder, a Mood Disorder Questionnaire can be administered to assess for Bipolar Disorder. This article will describe the criteria for a positive screening for Bipolar Disorder to occur, as well as list the different types of questions that are asked to assess for Bipolar Disorder on the Mood Disorder Questionnaire.

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Bipolar Disorder

What Causes Bipolar Disorder?

Introduction

You may be wondering what causes bipolar disorder. Is it genetics? Is it based on environmental factors? According to International Bipolar Foundation, "Scientists are learning about the possible causes of bipolar disorder through several kinds of studies. Most scientists now agree that there is no single cause for bipolar disorder—rather, many factors act together to produce the illness." Therefore, both genetics and environmental factors can both contribute to bipolar disorder. In...


Hypomania

Hypomania Vs. Mania

Introduction

You may have heard the terms mania and hypomania, in relation to Bipolar I Disorder and Bipolar II Disorder, respectively. However, what exactly are these two terms referring to? What is mania? What is hypomania? You may be wondering the answers to these questions. Continue reading this article to find out. This article will describe the similarities and differences between mania and hypomania.

What Are The Similarities Between A Manic Episode And A Hypomanic Episode?

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Bipolar Disorder

What Is Bipolar II Disorder?

Introduction

According to psychiatry online, "The term bipolar II was first used about 30 years ago to differentiate patients with recurrent depressive episodes and hypomania from those with classic bipolar disorder—bipolar I, with both depressive and manic episodes—and from those with recurrent major depression." Unlike people with Bipolar I Disorder, who experience mania, depression, and even psychosis, people with Bipolar II Disorder experience depression and hypomania. This article will explore the symptoms associated with Bipolar...


Bipolar Disorder

What Is Bipolar I Disorder?

Introduction

You may have heard the term Bipolar I Disorder. Yes, it is a mood disorder. However, you may be wondering what separates it from the other types of mood disorder. Continue reading this article to find out. In this article, I am going to...


Anxiety

Depression Vs. Anxiety

Introduction

What Is depression? What is anxiety? What differentiates depression from anxiety? You may be wondering the answers to all of these questions. This article will explore the answers to all of these questions. Continue reading this article to learn more. This article will explore the symptoms of depression and anxiety, as well as the factors that distinguish depression from anxiety.

What Is Depression?

According to Adaa, symptoms associated with depression, particularly a major depressive...


Bipolar Disorder

Major Depressive Disorder Vs. Bipolar Disorder

Introduction

Yes, Major Depressive Disorder and Bipolar Disorder are both types of mood disorders. However, you may be wondering what is the difference between Major Depressive Disorder and Bipolar Disorder. Continue reading this article to find out. This article will describe the symptoms of Major Depressive Disorder and Bipolar Disorder, as well as the distinguishing factors between the two disorders.

What Are The Symptoms Of Major Depressive Disorder?

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Depression

The Benefits Of Meditation For Depression

Introduction

According to Npr, "People are increasingly turning to meditation to manage health issues, and meditation classes are being offered through schools and hospitals. Meditation does help manage anxiety, depression and pain, according to the 47 studies analyzed in JAMA Internal Medicine on Monday, but does not appear to help with other problems, including substance abuse, sleep and weight." For the purposes of this article, I am going to focus on alleviating symptoms...


Depression

What Is The Criteria For A Major Depressive Episode?

Introduction
You may have heard of the term Major Depressive Episode. This type of episode pertains to Major Depressive Disorder. However, the question remains what is a Major Depressive Episode. This article will describe just that. This article will describe the criteria for a Major Depressive Episode.
What Is The Criteria For A Major Depressive Episode?
According to BehaveNet, the criteria for a Major Depressive Episode to occur...


Depression

What Is Prozac?

Introduction

There are a variety of medications to treat symptoms associated with depression. However, for the purpose of this article, I am going to focus on one type of medication to treat depression. This type of medication is called Prozac. You may have heard of Prozac. You may not have heard of Prozac. Whether or not you have heard of Prozac, continue reading this article. This article will describe what Prozac is, as well as...