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Diagnostic criteria for 296.5x Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Depressed

These criteria are obsolete.

DSM Criteria
DSM Version
DSM IV - TR
DSM Criteria

A. Currently (or most recently) in a Major Depressive Episode

B. There has previously been at least one Manic Episode or Mixed Episode

C. The mood episodes in Criteria A and B are not better accounted for by Schizoaffective Disorder and are not superimposed on Schizophrenia,Schizophreniform DisorderDelusional Disorder, or Psychotic Disorder Not Otherwise Specified. 

Specify (for current or most recent episode):

Severity/Psychotic/Remission Specifiers 
Chronic 
With Catatonic Features 
With Melancholic Features
With Atypical Features 
With Postpartum Onset 

Specify

Longitudinal Course Specifiers (With and Without Interepisode Recovery)
With Seasonal Pattern (applies only to the pattern of Major Depressive Episodes) 
With Rapid Cycling

Reprinted with permission from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision. Copyright 2000 American Psychiatric Association

DSM Version
DSM IV
DSM Criteria

A. Currently (or most recently) in a Major Depressive Episode

B. There has previously been at least one Manic Episode or Mixed Episode

C. The mood episodes in Criteria A and B are not better accounted for by Schizoaffective Disorder and are not superimposed on Schizophrenia,Schizophreniform DisorderDelusional Disorder, or Psychotic Disorder Not Otherwise Specified. 

Specify (for current or most recent episode):

Severity/Psychotic/Remission Specifiers 
Chronic 
With Catatonic Features 
With Melancholic Features
With Atypical Features 
With Postpartum Onset 

Specify

Longitudinal Course Specifiers (With and Without Interepisode Recovery)
With Seasonal Pattern (applies only to the pattern of Major Depressive Episodes) 
With Rapid Cycling

Reprinted with permission from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition. Copyright 1994 American Psychiatric Association