Presentation is diverse and may be difficult to recognize as mania:
Full extent of pathology often revealed only by outs...
Recent symptoms of mania (often collateral sources critical): Elevated, expansive, or irritable mood; increased energy and activity; decreased ne...
High violence potential:
Adequate security backup
Physical restraint and sedation, as needed
Involuntary hospitalization is required by danger to self:
Suicidal risk, especially if mixed or labile mood or psychotic
Unsafe behaviors due to impaired judgment
Manic patients are more likely to appear dysphoric or irritable, rather than “happy.”
Patients presenting with depression should be asked about features suggesting mania and hypoman...
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296.00 Manic disorder, single episode, unspecified degree
296.50 Bipolar affective disorder, depressed, unspecified degree
296.80 Bipolar disorder, unspecified
296.60 Bipolar affective disorder...
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