The final step in the diagnostic process tends to involve determining if the patient is suffering from major depression, dysthymia, or bipolar disorder. This phase is also subjective and rife with limitations. The potential for inaccuracy and misdiagnosis is related mainly to the persistent myth that depression is either a problem of emotions or of the anatomy and the failure to acknowledge the interlink between the body and the mind.
KeywordsDepressive Symptom Bipolar Disorder Major Depressive Episode Postnatal Depression Bipolar Patient
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