Bipolar disorder is most often diagnosed by a mental health professional, such as a psychologist, psychiatrist, or social worker.
How do you find out if your bipolar?
Symptoms - Bipolar disorderfeeling sad, hopeless or irritable most of the time.lacking energy.difficulty concentrating and remembering things.loss of interest in everyday activities.feelings of emptiness or worthlessness.feelings of guilt and despair.feeling pessimistic about everything.self-doubt.More items
What kind of doctor do I see if I think Im bipolar?
There are many medications for treating bipolar disorder, so a psychiatrist, who is best qualified to identify which drugs work best for a specific patient, should oversee treatment. A psychiatrist is a type of medical doctor (MD or DO) with specialized training in mental health care.
Should I go to the doctor if I think I have bipolar?
A person who suspects that they have bipolar disorder should talk to their doctor. Bipolar disorder interferes with a persons moods and activity level. Doctors diagnose people of all ages with bipolar disorder.
How do I know if I have BPD or bipolar?
To diagnose either bipolar disorder or BPD, a mental health professional will ask a person questions about their symptoms, including their severity and duration. They will also ask about the persons family medical history, specifically whether any of their relatives have or had a mental illness.
How can I tell if someone has borderline personality disorder?
Signs and symptomsFear of abandonment. People with BPD are often terrified of being abandoned or left alone. Unstable relationships. Unclear or shifting self-image. Impulsive, self-destructive behaviors. Self-harm. Extreme emotional swings. Chronic feelings of emptiness. Explosive anger.More items