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Key questions on bipolar disorder (1.5 CPD hours)

Psychiatrists Professor John Geddes and Dr Rebecca McKnight answer questions from GP Dr Kathryn Griffith on distinguishing between bipolar I and II, referring to a psychologist and lithium as a first-line agent.



This module will update your knowledge on bipolar disorder, including:

  • Early features that could be missed
  • Specific features in diagnosis of a manic episode
  • Implications of rapid cycling bipolar disorder in chioce of drug treatment 
  • The inheritance pattern of bipolar disorder

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