Mood Disorders & Affective Disorders
A 32-year-old woman is brought to the emergency room by the police after she was found standing in the middle of a busy highway, naked, commanding the traffic to stop. In the emergency room she is agitated and restless, with pressured speech and an affect that alternates between euphoric and irritable. Her father is contacted and states that this kind of behavior runs in the family. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?
|B||Bipolar disorder, manic|
|C||Bipolar disorder, mixed state|