Bipolar II disorder

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Medical Definition of Bipolar II disorder

Bipolar II disorder: Bipolar II disorder is diagnosed if the person has experienced at least one episode of major depression and at least one episode of hypomania (a milder form of mania).

See also: Bipolar disorder.


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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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