People With BD May Wait For Years For A Proper Diagnosis

HealthDay (7/25, Preidt) reports, “People with bipolar disorder [BD] may face a long wait from when their symptoms start to the time they get a proper diagnosis,” research indicates. On average, the delay “is six years.” The findings of the 27-study meta-analysis encompassing some 9,400 patients were published July 25 in the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry.

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— “Bipolar Diagnosis May Take Up to 6 Years,” Robert Preidt, HealthDay, July 25, 2016.

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