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Diagnostic criteria for 296.7 Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Unspecified

These criteria are obsolete.

DSM Criteria
DSM Version
DSM IV - TR
DSM Criteria

A. Criteria, except for duration, are currently (or most recently) met for a Manic,  a Hypomanic, a Mixed, or a Major Depressive Episode

B. There has previously been at least one Manic Episode or Mixed Episode

C. The mood symptoms cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning. 

D. The mood symptoms in Criteria A and B are not better accounted for bySchizoaffective Disorder and are not superimposed on Schizophrenia,Schizophreniform DisorderDelusional Disorder, or Psychotic Disorder Not Otherwise Specified. 

E. The mood symptoms in Criteria A and B are not due to the direct physiological effects of a substance (e.g., a drug of abuse, a medication, or other treatment) or a general medical condition (e.g., hyperthyroidism). 

Specify

Longitudinal Course Specifiers (With and Without Interepisode Recovery)
With Seasonal Pattern (applies only to the pattern of Major Depressive Episodes) 
With Rapid Cycling

Reprinted with permission from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision. Copyright 2000 American Psychiatric Association

DSM Version
DSM IV
DSM Criteria

A. Criteria, except for duration, are currently (or most recently) met for a Manic,  a Hypomanic, a Mixed, or a Major Depressive Episode

B. There has previously been at least one Manic Episode or Mixed Episode

C. The mood symptoms cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning. 

D. The mood symptoms in Criteria A and B are not better accounted for bySchizoaffective Disorder and are not superimposed on Schizophrenia,Schizophreniform DisorderDelusional Disorder, or Psychotic Disorder Not Otherwise Specified. 

E. The mood symptoms in Criteria A and B are not due to the direct physiological effects of a substance (e.g., a drug of abuse, a medication, or other treatment) or a general medical condition (e.g., hyperthyroidism). 

Specify

Longitudinal Course Specifiers (With and Without Interepisode Recovery)
With Seasonal Pattern (applies only to the pattern of Major Depressive Episodes) 
With Rapid Cycling

Reprinted with permission from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition. Copyright 1994 American Psychiatric Association