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Bipolar Disorder Symptoms

Various symptoms, including mania and depression, suggest bipolar disorder. Learn the signs that doctors look for and how to identify them in yourself.
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What Is Euthymic Mood in Bipolar Disorder?
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Vivid Dreams and Nightmares in Bipolar Disorder
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How Is Rapid-Cycling Bipolar Disorder Treated?
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How Delusions Can Be a Symptom of Psychosis in Bipolar Disorder
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Anxiety and Panic Disorders That Can Occur With Bipolar Disorder
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How to Know If Facial Tics Are a Sign of Tardive Dyskinesia
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Ideas and Delusions of Reference in Bipolar Disorder
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Bipolar Mood Incongruence Associated With Suicide Risk
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Diagnosing a Mixed Episode in Bipolar Disorder
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How Clang Associations Happen in Psychotic Episodes
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Symptoms and Treatments for Psychosis
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What Is Bruxism?
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The Different Types of Bipolar Episodes
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When to Call Your Psychiatrist or Go to the ER for Emergent Symptoms
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Treatment of Psychomotor Agitation in Bipolar Disorder
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Delusions and Hallucinations in Bipolar Psychosis
Are you Hallucinating?
What Is a Hallucination?
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How Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia Are Similar but Different
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9 Things Not to Do If You or a Loved One Is Bipolar
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How Often Do People With Bipolar Disorder Cycle?
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What Is Apathy?
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How Sleep Problems Can Worsen Your Bipolar Disorder Symptoms
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What Is Akathisia?
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Can Bipolar Disorder Put You at Risk of Having a Gluten Sensitivity?
Manic Hypersexuality
The Connection Between Bipolar Disorder and Hypersexuality
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How Racing Thoughts Can Be a Symptom of Bipolar Disorder
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What Are the Symptoms of Paranoia?
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Recognize and Cope With Racing Thoughts and Flight of Ideas
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How Neuroscience Helps Explain Impulsive Behaviors in Bipolar Disorder
Depression
Why Did Manic Depression Become Bipolar Disorder?
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Bipolar Disorder and Catatonic Behavior
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What Is a Manic Episode?
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What Is Hypomania?
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How Do You Spot Signs of Bipolar Mania in Yourself and Others?
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The Difference Between Hyper Behavior and Bipolar Mania
Grandiosity
Grandiose Delusions in Bipolar Mania
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How to Maintain a Sex Life With Bipolar Disorder
Pressured Speech
Can Pressured Speech Be a Symptom of Hypomania in Bipolar Disorder?
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Self-Help Techniques to Calm the Fight-or-Flight Response
Hallucinations
A Quiz to Help You Determine If You've Had a Manic Episode
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Take This Bipolar Hypomania Quiz
Preocupation With Death
Depression and Preoccupation With Death
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Why Melancholic Depression Is Often Treated With Medication
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Warning Signs to Be Aware of in Suicidal Bipolar Patients
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How to Recognize Symptoms of Depression
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Major Depressive Episodes in Bipolar Disorder
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The Link Between Self-Harm and Bipolar Disorder
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Bipolar Depression Often Blunts Your Physical and Mental Skills
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From Anger to Anxiety: Unusual Symptoms of Bipolar Depression
Bipolar Emotional Pain
What Causes Emotional Pain in Bipolar Disorder?
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