Bipolar disorder: an update

  • Kim Outhoff
Keywords: bipolar disorder, diagnosis, evidence-based pharmacotherapy

Abstract

Bipolar disorder, characterised by alternating discrete episodes of (hypo)mania and depression, provides unique diagnostic and treatment challenges. Updated diagnostic (DSM-5) and current pharmacological treatment recommendations are briefly reviewed here.

Keywords: bipolar disorder; diagnosis; evidence-based pharmacotherapy

Published
2017-08-29
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 2078-6204
print ISSN: 2078-6190