Bipolar Disorder Symptoms

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What is bipolar disorder?

Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder. The mood alternates between highs and lows, which are called mania and depression. There are many symptoms of bipolar disorder.

What are the symptoms of bipolar disorder?

Bipolar symptoms are classified by mood episode. Select a mood episode below to learn about their symptoms.

Depressive episode: the person experiences low mood and classic symptoms of depression. Discover Bipolar Depression Symptoms.

Manic episode: During a manic episode, the person experiences elevated or euphoric mood. Discover Bipolar Mania Symptoms.

Hypomanic episode: During a hypomanic episode the person experiences the symptoms of mania, but they are less severe. Learn more about Hypomanic Episodes.

Mixed episode: During a mixed episode, the person experiences both symptoms of mania and depression. Learn more about Mixed Episodes.