bipolar disorder

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bipolar disorder

n.
A mood disorder characterized by manic or hypomanic episodes typically alternating with depressive episodes. Also called manic-depressive disorder.
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bipolar disorder

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bipolar affective disorder

or

bipolar syndrome

n
(Psychiatry) a mental health problem characterized by an alternation between extreme euphoria and deep depression
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bipo′lar disor′der


n.
an affective disorder characterized by periods of mania alternating with depression, usu. interspersed with relatively long intervals of normal mood; manic-depressive illness.
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Noun1.bipolar disorder - a mental disorder characterized by episodes of mania and depressionbipolar disorder - a mental disorder characterized by episodes of mania and depression
affective disorder, emotional disorder, emotional disturbance, major affective disorder - any mental disorder not caused by detectable organic abnormalities of the brain and in which a major disturbance of emotions is predominant
cyclic disorder, cyclothymia, cyclothymic disorder - a mild bipolar disorder that persists over a long time
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% Major depressive 7 36.84 10 33.33 17 disorder Bipolar disorder 2 10.52 3 10.00 5 NOS Impulse control 2 10.52 6 20.00 8 disorder NOS Adjustment disorder 2 10.52 4 13.33 6 unspecified Histrionic personality -- -- 1 03.33 1 disorder Personality 2 10.52 1 03.33 3 disorder NOS Obsessive- compulsive -- -- 1 03.33 1 disorder Schizophrenia 1 05.26 1 03.33 2 Multiple substance -- -- 1 03.33 1 abuse Alcohol 3 15.78 -- -- 3 dependence Dissociative -- -- 1 03.33 1 disorder Delusional -- -- 1 03.33 1 disorder Bipolar disorder NOS were present in 5 (10.20%) of total, in males 2 (10.52%) and females 3 (10.00%).
At first, I diagnosed this patient with eating disorder, bulimic type; eating disorder not otherwise specified; and polysubstance dependence in early remission with multiple rule-outs, including anxiety disorder NOS; psychotic disorder NOS; bipolar disorder NOS; and bipolar disorder with psychosis.
In Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th Edition; text revision) (DSM-IV TR) and International Classification of Disease (ICD-10), bipolar disorder is conceptualised as a spectrum of disorders occurring on a continuum.8 The DSM-IV TR lists 3 specific subtypes (Bipolar I, Bipolar II and Cyclothymic disorder) and 1 non-specified diagnosis (Bipolar disorder NOS).