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Diagnosis of bipolar disorder

There are several ways to diagnose bipolar disorder. Find out more from the information and resources on this page.

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Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE)

The Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) may be used as a screening test for cognitive impairment, such as dementia. Learn more about the test here.

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Diagnosis of eating disorders

To diagnose an eating disorder, a doctor will need to assess your condition before referring you to the services you will need for recovery.

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Diagnosis of psychosis

The first step in diagnosing psychosis is to see a doctor or mental health team at a hospital. Psychosis is treatable, so it’s important to seek help.

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Assessment of paranoia

It's important to seek professional help if you or someone you know, is affected by paranoid thoughts often. An assessment can help determine the cause.

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Personality disorders: symptoms, diagnosis, causes

Every personality disorder has its unique symptoms and behaviours. Someone may display some of these traits but not have a personality disorder diagnosis.

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Diagnosis of ADHD

An ADHD diagnosis is usually made by a specialist paediatrician or child psychiatrist who assesses the child's behaviour, interviewing parents and teachers.

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Diagnosis of PTSD

A diagnosis of PTSD can come as a relief for someone who has been suffering symptoms as it provides an explanation and basis for beginning treatment.

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Huntington’s disease

Huntington's affects the nervous system and worsens over time. Symptoms include difficulty controlling limbs, and cognitive and emotional changes.

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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

IBS develops in as many as one in five Australians at some point in their lifetime. Here are the symptoms to look out for.

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