Bipolar II Disorder

@article{Benazzi2007BipolarID,
  title={Bipolar II Disorder},
  author={Franco Benazzi},
  journal={CNS Drugs},
  year={2007},
  volume={21},
  pages={727-740}
}
  • F. Benazzi
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • CNS Drugs
Bipolar II disorder (BP-II) is defined, by DSM-IV, as recurrent episodes of depression and hypomania. Hypomania, according to DSM-IV, requires elevated (euphoric) and/or irritable mood, plus at least three of the following symptoms (four if mood is only irritable): grandiosity, decreased need for sleep, increased talking, racing thoughts, distractibility, overactivity (an increase in goal-directed activity), psychomotor agitation and excessive involvement in risky activities. This observable… 

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