Phases of the Bipolar Spectrum.
Our mood is always in a constant state of flux. In patients with bipolar disorder, the mood can swing quite dramatically into the highs and lows. They can be pleasantly but intensely perked up one visit or severely and suicidally depressed the next.
This diagram, adapted from the citation above, hopes to illustrate this.

Phases of the Bipolar Spectrum.

Our mood is always in a constant state of flux. In patients with bipolar disorder, the mood can swing quite dramatically into the highs and lows. They can be pleasantly but intensely perked up one visit or severely and suicidally depressed the next.

This diagram, adapted from the citation above, hopes to illustrate this.

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    Most diagrams I’ve seen of bipolar disorder just show mania, depression and mixed episodes if you’re lucky. This is...
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    So important! So many people think it is one or the other - happy or sad. This diagram is awesome!

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