Fast Five Quiz: Bipolar Disorder With Agitation

W. Clay Jackson, MD, DipTh

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November 16, 2021

In major depressive episodes, the person experiences five or more of the following symptoms, with at least one of the symptoms being either a depressed mood or a loss of pleasure or interest:

  • Significant weight loss or gain or significant loss or increase in appetite

  • Hypersomnia or insomnia

  • Psychomotor retardation or agitation

  • Loss of energy or fatigue

  • Feelings of worthlessness or excessive guilt

  • Decreased concentration ability or marked indecisiveness

  • Preoccupation with death or suicide; patient has a plan or has attempted suicide

Learn more about the depressive state of bipolar disorder.

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