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At-Home DNA Test For Bipolar Disorder by Dr. Deb Patient Expert Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 6:51pm Psynomics, the first company to offer diagnostic testing for mental illness, is causing a stir in the health field. They offer two genetic tests to diagnose Bipolar Disorder on its website, along with descriptions, references and instructions for individuals and doctors. Once ordered, a "spit kit" arrives at one's home or ... Read on »
App for Bipolar Disorder Being Tested by Medline Plus Posted Mon 12 May 2014 2:00pm Smartphone device uses voice analysis for early warning, researchers report Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Bipolar Disorder Read on »
Tests & Diagnostics for Bipolar Disorder by Better Health Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of some of the common tests and diagnostics for Bipolar Disorder: Depression Screening Test Emotional Stress Global Assessment Of Functioning Of course, these are just some of the common tests and diagnostics for Bipolar Disorder. You can connect with experts and other people who have Bipolar Disorderin the Wellspher ... Read on »
Tests for mental illness by David M. Posted Sat 07 Jul 2012 10:23pm Have you been tested for Bipolar disorder or Schizophrenia ? More and more people come in and want to be tested or have their family member tested for a specific mental illness. We wish there was a specific test, maybe a blood test, someone could do and then we could look at the lab report and say yes, you have Depression with a to ... Read on »
8 Myths About Bipolar Disorder - Article by Untreatable .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 16 Aug 2009 10:06pm Because of increased awareness and diagnosis, more people than ever before have a basic understanding of bipolar disorder, the condition formally known as manic depression. Yet myths persist about this mental disorder that causes mood shifts from depression to mania and affects a person's energy and ability to function. WebMD asked ... Read on »
Spit In A Cup???? by BPChicks Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Sep 2008 10:15pm Spit in a cup and find out if you are bipolar. What a load of bullshit! Home bipolar disorder test causes stirs By MARCUS WOHLSEN, Associated Press WriterSat Mar 22, 4:23 PM ET SAN DIEGO - Dr. John Kelsoe has spent his career trying to identify the biological roots of bipolar disorder. In December, he announced he had ... Read on »
“What’s Normal?” The diagnosis of bipolar disorder in children is on the rise by Michael Merzenich Doctor of Philosophy Posted Mon 16 Apr 2007 3:58pm In an article in the April 9th issue of the New Yorker, Jerome Groopman writes lucidly about the explosion in the diagnosis of bipolar disorder in children. Reading it made me thank my lucky stars once again that I am not a child neurologist or child psychologist or child psychiatrist who actually has to address the problems presented by the i ... Read on »
How are you diagnosed with a panic/anxiety disorder? or BiPolar Disorder? by David M. Patient Expert Posted Sat 15 May 2010 7:02am is their like a questionnaire, or a brain scan? and what are the treatments/cures? i understand a professional has to do it, but what do they do? and its definitlly not an overnight problem. Unfortunately, there are no definitive tests for GAD or Bipolar Disorder. No blood tests, or brain scans, etc. Although I understand they are working ... Read on »
Rejoice! Rejoice! Even with Bipolar, Rejoice! by Michele Soloway Sexton Patient Expert Posted Fri 29 Apr 2011 12:00am Sorry, can’t help it – I am rejoicing all over the place!  Bipolar disorder ?  Who cares?  My husband is back home from the hospital!  We haven’t been together in a whole month, so forgive me if I’m over the hill happy! You know, we went through so much with this accident happening, plus it happening in the middle of a major move acro ... Read on »
Bipolar disorder is chemical disorder by Dr. Richard Keller Medical Doctor Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 1:35pm According to the National Institute of Mental Health approximately 2.6% of Americans 18 years or older have bipolar disorder. Significantly, there is now further evidence that it is a brain chemistry disorder. A study in Molecular Psychiatry reports that specific chemical abnormalities can be demonstrated, unfortunately at this point that te ... Read on »