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Monday, June 15, 2009 chanelreeholder, Community Member, asks

Q: how do u know if you have bipolar????

do you have something someone could take to find out if they have bipolar?????????

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knowthyself, Community Member
6/15/09 11:20pm

I thought I may have directed you to search for "DSM-IV criteria for Bipolar Diorder" and compare the symptoms described with your own.  You can do that.  There is no screening assessment on this site but I found a site you can go to that has a questionaire you can take.  You may still end up questioning if you do or do not have the disorder.  A proper evaluation by a psychiatrist would be most conclusive.

 

http://counsellingresource.com/quizzes/goldberg-bipolar/index.htm

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polarbear, Community Member
6/18/09 7:24am

   Alot of adult counsellors know about bipolar as they treat alot of

people,  so if you can get to one,  then they should know if you need

a refferal to see a psychiatrist to be evaluated. 

             Adult counsellor,  social work department, of a hospital. they seem

to have more time  than family doctors do.

                 

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its me, Community Member
8/ 1/09 3:06pm

do i have bi polar

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By chanelreeholder, Community Member— Last Modified: 02/04/12, First Published: 06/15/09