A. Presence (or history) of one or more Major Depressive Episodes.
B. Presence (or history) of at least one Hypomanic Episode.
D. The mood symptoms in Criteria A and B are not better accounted for bySchizoaffective Disorder and are not superimposed on Schizophrenia,Schizophreniform Disorder, Delusional Disorder, or Psychotic Disorder Not Otherwise Specified.
E. The symptoms cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning.
Specify current or most recent episode:
Hypomanic: if currently (or most recently) in a Hypomanic Episode
Depressed: if currently (or most recently) in a Major Depressive Episode
Specify (for current or most recent Major Depressive Episode only if it is the most recent type of mood episode):
Severity/Psychotic/Remission Specifiers Note: Fifth-digit codes specified on p. 377 cannot be used here because the code for Bipolar II Disorder already uses the fifth digit.
With Catatonic Features
With Melancholic Features
With Atypical Features
With Postpartum Onset
Reprinted with permission from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision. Copyright 2000 American Psychiatric Association