The purpose of screening is to find a health problem early and treat it. Tests are given to people who do not have signs of a problem but may be at risk for one.

People are not screened for bipolar disorder unless a doctor thinks that they may have it. There are some screening tools for it, such as the Mood Disorder Questionnaire.

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: EBSCO Medical Review Board Rimas Lukas, MD
  • Review Date: 09/2019 -