As it happens, mania is fairly easy for clinicians to diagnose. In the absence of obvious manic or hypomanic symptoms, however, it’s challenging for clinicians to figure out whether a depression is part of a bipolar disorder or not. Yet getting an accurate diagnosis is key to finding effective treatment.
A recent study offers some hope: According to Australian researchers, a model called the Probabilistic Approach to Bipolar Depression “was demonstrated for the first time to significantly distinguish” both bipolar I and bipolar II from major depressive disorder. Read more...
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