Diagnostic dilemmas and clinical correlates of mixed states in bipolar disorder.

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Abstract

Patients with bipolar disorder frequently have varying degrees of mixed states rather than pure episodic manic and depressive episodes. However, DSM-IV-TR and ICD-10 criteria do not fully account for patients' varying presentations; currently, there is no consensus on whether mixed states is a distinct, categorically different type of mania or whether it is a transitional state between depression and mania. Inconsistent diagnostic criteria can be problematic for clinicians when treating patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e13
JournalThe Journal of clinical psychiatry
Volume69
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2008

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  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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