Bipolar Depression Test
4 questions, 5 min.
1  
 
1.  Do you suffer from extreme mood changes (e.g. going from extremely "happy" to extremely "sad")?
 
Yes
 
Sometimes
 
No
 
2.  Has anyone in your family ever been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder?
 
Yes
 
No
 
3.  Do you go through intervals where you feel any of the following: (Check all that apply)
 
Little to no interest in activities that you normally enjoy (e.g. sex, going out with friends, etc.)
 
Feelings of sadness or numbness
 
Extreme fatigue or lethargy
 
Feelings of worthlessness or guilt
 
Inability to concentrate, make decisions, or remember things
 
Back pain, headache, or indigestion
 
Difficulty sleeping or oversleeping
 
Thoughts about death and suicide
 
Excessive crying for no apparent reason
 
Appetite changes accompanied by weight gain or loss
 
4.  Have you ever experienced any of the following for a period of at least a week? (Check all that apply)
 
Feelings of euphoria or of being "on top of the world"
 
Extreme irritability
 
Inability to focus
 
Excessive risk-taking (e.g. alcohol, drugs)
 
Extremely impulsive behavior (e.g. wild spending sprees, staying out all night, etc.)
 
Increased energy
 
Jumping from one activity or thought to the next
 
Increased sex drive
 
Decreased need for sleep