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Episode

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Updated June 08, 2012

Definition:
In bipolar disorder, an episode is a period of time during which symptoms of a particular facet of manic depression are experienced or displayed. Types of bipolar episodes include:
  • Manic
  • Hypomanic
  • Depressive, and
  • Mixed
For in-depth information on bipolar episodes, see:

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