Bipolar II. Combine or keep separate?

J Affect Disord. Jan-Feb 1985;8(1):17-28. doi: 10.1016/0165-0327(85)90068-0.


Data on prior course, characteristics of index episode, and familial aggregation of patients with bipolar II disorder is discussed. The data supports the separation of this condition from both bipolar I and recurrent unipolar disorder.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Bipolar Disorder / diagnosis*
  • Bipolar Disorder / genetics
  • Bipolar Disorder / psychology
  • Depressive Disorder / diagnosis
  • Depressive Disorder / psychology
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Psychiatric Status Rating Scales
  • Risk