How to Diagnose Bipolar Disorder
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 19, Number 11&12, November 2021
Gordon Parker, MD, PhD, DSc.
Scientia Professor of psychiatry at the University of New South Wales. In 2002 he founded the Black Dog Institute, a clinical research center for mood disorders. Dr. Parker’s research has focused on the phenomenology and diagnosis of depression and bipolar disorder.
Dr. Parker has disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Gordon Parker takes on the DSM and offers up a practical approach to diagnosing bipolar disorder. Included is a new self-rated scale that Dr. Parker developed to separate normal good moods from hypomania.