Is there a quiz for diagnosing bipolar disorder?


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Bipolar personality disorder is too complex of a disease with too many variations to be diagnosed accurately with a simple test, according to Psychology Today. Also, it is impossible to provide an accurate diagnosis on oneself when dealing with mental disorders because there is no objective observer.

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Diagnosis of bipolar disorder requires a doctor to perform multiple tests and gather information about the patient, according to Mayo Clinic. These tests can include a brain screening, consensual interviews with family and friends and mood charting. A doctor typically compares the patient's symptoms with information in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders to make a diagnosis.

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