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    Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens - Exams and Tests

    There is no lab test that can diagnose bipolar disorder. Doctors make the diagnosis through a combination of:

    Before prescribing medicine to treat bipolar disorder, your doctor will ask questions about possible suicidal behavior.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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