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BRIDGE Study Finds Bipolar Disorder Missed in Major Depression Diagnoses

October 5, 2011 by  
Filed under Depression

The investigators point out that this common misdiagnosis can not only result in patients with bipolar disorder not receiving necessary mood stabilizer treatment, but that they are likely to receive antidepressant treatment, “which may aggravate bipolar symptoms or trigger a manic or hypomanic episode.”

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