Other conditions with symptoms similar to bipolar disorder
Depression, extreme mood or personality changes, or episodes of
intense or unusually high energy seen in
bipolar disorder can be caused by many disorders.
Other possible causes for these types of symptoms include:
It is also possible that certain serious medical conditions, such as
a brain tumor, can cause a change in personality or behavior. You or your loved
one should seek treatment for these symptoms. Be sure to discuss all your
symptoms with your doctor to help in making an accurate diagnosis.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance web site provides timely information on depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder, and explains how doctors screen for these conditions. This web site provides information for the newly diagnosed, as well as recovery steps, and ways to help a loved one with depression and bipolar disorder.
Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation
The Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation (CABF)...