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Can bipolar disorder cause panic attacks?

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Bipolar disorder does not cause panic attacks. However, panic attacks can co-occur with bipolar disorder. In addition, panic attacks are associated with an increased likelihood of later developing bipolar disorder (APA, 2013).

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American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders: DSM-5. Washington, D.C: American Psychiatric Association.

answered Nov 29, 2015 by drcarlo (294,430 points)
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