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Bipolar Disorder

How Much Do You Know About Bipolar Disorder?

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Question 1 of 10

True or False: Bipolar disorder only affects adults

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

Question 2 of 10

Which of the following is NOT a distinguishing factor between unipolar and bipolar depression:

  • ABipolar depressive episodes are typically two-three months shorter in duration than unipolar depressive episodes
  • BWhile people with unipolar depression can experience various mood states, they will not experience a mood qualifying as mania.
  • CUnipolar depression is more severe than bipolar depression.
  • DBipolar depressive episodes develop more gradually than unipolar depressive episodes.

Question 3 of 10

True or False: The three different categories of bipolar disorder, bipolar disorder I, bipolar disorder II, and cyclothymic disorder are distinguished based on the cycle and severity of symptoms.

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

Question 4 of 10

True or False: Bipolar disorder always follows the same, predictable pattern/cycle of symptoms.

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

Question 5 of 10

Which characteristic is associated with early-onset Bipolar disorder

  • AGender: males are more likely to be diagnosed with early-onset Bipolar disorder
  • BFamily history: children who have one or more parent with the disorder will be more likely to develop the disorder, and will suffer from more severe symptoms
  • CCoexisting conditions such as panic disorder, conduct disorder, substance abuse, and suicidal symptoms
  • DFrequent cycles of symptoms
  • EAll of the above

Question 6 of 10

True or False: Manic episodes are less severe than depressive episodes.

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

Question 7 of 10

True or False: One medication is often sufficient to cure bipolar disorder.

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

Question 8 of 10

Which of the following conditions often coexists with Bipolar disorder

  • AAttention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • BExcessive Hair Loss
  • CDiabetes
  • DCancer

Question 9 of 10

Thyroid disorders, adrenal disorders, Vitamin B12 deficiency, and Huntington's disease all have what in common

  • AThey all can lead to insomnia and promiscuity, which are common characteristics of mania.
  • BThey cause anxiety disorders.
  • CThey can cause mood swings, which may be confused with symptoms of bipolar disorder.
  • DThey are cognitive disorders.

Question 10 of 10

True or False: People with bipolar disorder constantly experience either an extremely heightened (manic), or an extremely depressive mood state.

  • ATrue
  • BFalse
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