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What are signs of hypomania in bipolar II disorder?

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Signs of hypomania in bipolar II disorder include:

  • Decreased need for sleep
  • Extreme focus on projects at work or at home
  • Exuberant and elated mood
  • Increased confidence
  • Increased creativity and productivity
  • Increased energy and libido
  • Reckless behaviors
  • Risky pleasure-seeking behaviors

From: Bipolar Disorder WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Institute of Mental Health: "What is Depression?" and "What are the different forms of depression?"

American Psychiatric Association: . Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V)

Fieve, R. Rodale Books, 2006. Bipolar II,

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on February 20, 2018

SOURCES:

National Institute of Mental Health: "What is Depression?" and "What are the different forms of depression?"

American Psychiatric Association: . Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V)

Fieve, R. Rodale Books, 2006. Bipolar II,

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on February 20, 2018

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