Bipolar disorder vs. depression? It’s not always easy to tell. The symptoms of bipolar disorder include depression symptoms. So you may wonder, am I depressed or bipolar? Many people will be diagnosed with depression for years before they have a manic or hypomanic episode, which is the main sign that you have bipolar disorder vs depression. In this video I give you 5 signs that your depression is more likely part of bipolar disorder and not unipolar depression.
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