He has been getting more work done at the office today and has been socializing with his friends as usual. What is the most likely dx?


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A 19yo man has been happier and more positive than usual, with more energy than he has ever

felt before for no particular reason. He has been getting more work done at the office today and

has been socializing with his friends as usual. What is the most likely dx?

a. Atypical depression

b. Marked depression

c. Bipolar syndrome

d. Psychosis

e. Hypomania

Q. 1. What is the key?

Q. 2. What are the points in favour of this diagnosis?

E since
All the symptoms are positive but not along with delusion or hallucinations … more likely towards mania but not mania…ans hypomania by exclusion