Bipolar disorder is a severe and persistent mental illness characterized by periods of deep, prolonged, and profound depression that alternate with periods of an excessively elevated or irritable mood, known as mania. The condition is associated with significant morbidity and mortality rates. Approximately a third to a half of all individuals with bipolar disorder attempt suicide at least once. Hence, prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment are essential.
Do you know key manifestations of bipolar disorder and best practices for diagnosis and management? Make sure that you're prepared to confront this common and serious mental illness with this short quiz.
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Cite this: Stephen Soreff. Fast Five Quiz: Bipolar Disorder Practice Essentials - Medscape - Jan 19, 2022.