Evidence-Based Diagnostic Criteria
for Bipolar Disorder

A Resource for Providers

This provider resource discusses the spectrum of bipolar disorder, misdiagnosis and comorbidities, mania and hypomania, depression, evidence-based screening tools, and potential strategies for providers to help support diagnosis.

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