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Recognition and Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder
J Clin Psychiatry 2004;65(suppl 15):5-9
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Bipolar disorder is a serious, recurrent, and sometimes chronic psychiatric illness that is far more
prevalent than many physicians realize. It often is unrecognized and misdiagnosed, particularly in patients
presenting with depression. The consequences of misdiagnosis and mistreatment as unipolar
depression may be disastrous. The rate of recognition may be improved by asking patients about bipolar
symptoms and by screening for bipolar disorder using the Mood Disorder Questionnaire.