Bipolar II disorder

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Bipolar II disorder is a bipolar spectrum disorder (see also: Bipolar I disorder) characterized by at least one episode of hypomania and at least one episode of major depression.wikipedia
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Mania

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Diagnosis for bipolar II disorder requires that the individual must never have experienced a full manic episode. People with bipolar I disorder suffer from at least one manic or mixed episode, and may experience depressive episodes.
Hypomania may be indicative of bipolar II disorder.

Atypical depression

Depression
Evidence also suggests that BP-II is strongly associated with atypical depression.
Atypical depression is more common in individuals with bipolar I, bipolar II, cyclothymia and seasonal affective disorder.

Lamotrigine

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In bipolar disorder, it is used to treat acute episodes of depression and rapid cycling in bipolar type II and to prevent recurrence in bipolar type I.

Psychosis

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Unlike mania, hypomania is not associated with psychosis.

Major depressive disorder

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Bipolar II disorder is a bipolar spectrum disorder (see also: Bipolar I disorder) characterized by at least one episode of hypomania and at least one episode of major depression.
A round of ECT is effective for about 50% of people with treatment-resistant major depressive disorder, whether it is unipolar or bipolar.

Bipolar I disorder

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Bipolar II disorder is a bipolar spectrum disorder (see also: Bipolar I disorder) characterized by at least one episode of hypomania and at least one episode of major depression.

Hypomania

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Bipolar II disorder is a bipolar spectrum disorder (see also: Bipolar I disorder) characterized by at least one episode of hypomania and at least one episode of major depression.
Hypomania is a feature of bipolar II disorder and cyclothymia, but can also occur in schizoaffective disorder.

Mixed affective state

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People with bipolar I disorder suffer from at least one manic or mixed episode, and may experience depressive episodes.
In current DSM-5 nomenclature, however, a "mixed episode" no longer stands as an episode of illness unto itself; rather, the symptomology specifier "with mixed features" can be applied to any major affective episode (manic, hypomanic, or depressive), meaning that they are now officially recognized in patients with, in addition to bipolar I disorder, bipolar II disorder and, by convention, major depressive disorder.

Shane Hmiel

After entering drug rehab in 2007, Hmiel's condition was properly diagnosed as Bipolar II disorder.

DSM-5

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(Only one other mood disorder was added to this edition, indicating the conservative nature of the DSM-IV work group.) In May 2013, the DSM-5 was released.

Thomas Eagleton

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He later received a diagnosis of bipolar II from Dr. Frederick K. Goodwin.

Catherine Zeta-Jones

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Her struggle with depression and bipolar II disorder has been well documented by the media.

Bipolar disorder

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Bipolar II disorder is a bipolar spectrum disorder (see also: Bipolar I disorder) characterized by at least one episode of hypomania and at least one episode of major depression.
The condition is classified as bipolar I disorder if there has been at least one manic episode, with or without depressive episodes, and as bipolar II disorder if there has been at least one hypomanic episode (but no full manic episodes) and one major depressive episode.

Maria Bamford

Bamford stated in an interview with The Salt Lake Tribune that she has been diagnosed with bipolar II disorder, "the new gladiator sandal," as she puts it in her comic performances, as well as obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD).

Heath Black

In 2012 he released his autobiography titled Black, co-written with Lisa Holland-McNair, where he revealed that he had been diagnosed with bipolar II and adult ADHD.

Rumer (musician)

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In an interview she gave to The Independent, she said the pressures brought about by the music industry after releasing her debut album led her to being diagnosed with bipolar 2 disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Mariah Carey

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In April 2018, Carey opened up about her struggle with bipolar II disorder.

Albert Lasker

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The book "The Man Who Sold America" posits that Lasker had Bipolar II disorder, which affected his personal and work life.

Robert Schumann

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It has also been hypothesised that he suffered from either schizophrenia or bipolar disorder and bipolar II disorder.

Jesse Jackson Jr.

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On August 13, 2012 the Mayo Clinic released a statement that Jackson was being treated for bipolar II disorder.

Anxiety

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Patients usually seek help when they are in a depressed state, or when their hypomanic symptoms manifest themselves in unwanted effects, such as high levels of anxiety, or the seeming inability to focus on tasks.

Psychomotor agitation

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According to Baek et al. (2011), during depressive episodes, bipolar II patients tend to show higher rates of psychomotor agitation, guilt, shame, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts.

Syndrome

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Symptoms may be syndromal or subsyndromal.