The soft bipolar spectrum redefined: focus on the cyclothymic, anxious-sensitive, impulse-dyscontrol, and binge-eating connection in bipolar II
and related conditions.
Major finding: No clinically significant difference was found for bipolar I and bipolar II
symptom improvements in patients given lithium or quetiapine (P less than .
Given his history of severe, recurrent melancholias [sic], and less severe, non-psychotic manic episodes or hypomanias [sic]," she diagnoses bipolar II
The investigators compared responses on the Mood Swings Questionnaire (MSQ) and the Mood Disorders Questionnaire (MDQ) from 315 adult patients diagnosed with bipolar II
(BP II) disorder whose hypomanic episodes lasted less than 4 days, and 186 whose episodes met the DSM criteria of lasting 4 or more days.
TROUBLED TIME J Catherine has battled bipolar II
and Michael fought cancer
If my revelation of having bipolar II
has encouraged one person to seek help, then it is worth it.
For bipolar II
disorder, the mean reported age of first mood episode is 20.
The two-time Oscar winner, who was at the Cannes Film Festival for the premiere of his new film Behind The Candelebra, revealed the Welsh actress has completed her latest treatment for Bipolar II
First said he has diagnosed Arbabsiar with bipolar II
, a less severe version of the disorder that does not involve full-blown manic episodes.
Ms Hudson told Wales on Sunday: "When Catherine first sought treatment for bipolar II
disorder, we had many people who were affected by mood swings making calls to us for the fist time.
At the time, her rep had revealed that the beauty had "made the decision to check in to a mental health facility for a brief stay to treat her Bipolar II
She was treated for bipolar II
disorder in 2011 and Douglas had been suffering from cancer during the past few years.
disorder; modelling, measuring and managing, 2d ed.
2] The spectrum of bipolar disorders includes bipolar I disorder and bipolar II
The Welsh star has bipolar II
disorder, a less severe form of bipolar I disorder which involves mood swings between depression and a kind of manic elation.