Daily Archives: June 10, 2016

Mental Health Conditions Similar But Distinct From Bipolar Disorder

There are other mental disorders besides bipolar disorder, which can produce mood swings. For example, mood swings can be caused by general medical conditions or other physical illnesses that affect the body’s regulatory systems. Suspect medical conditions include various brain … Continue reading

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Recognized Types Of Bipolar Disorder

Recognizing the diversity of types and intensities of mood episodes, the DSM-IV-TR (the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the book that describes mental health diagnoses) has subdivided the diagnosis of bipolar disorder into four basic categories, each defined … Continue reading

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