Online Bipolar Test

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This online bipolar test (Goldberg Bipolar Screening Test) can help determine whether you might have the symptoms of bipolar disorder (Bipolar I or II). Use the results to decide if you need to see a doctor or other mental health professional to further discuss diagnosis and treatment of adult bipolar disorder.

Instructions: This online bipolar test is designed to screen for the possibility of a disorder in the bipolar spectrum in individuals, 18 or older, who have had at least one depression severe enough to have caused them distress and/or interfered with their functioning at home, work, school or in their interpersonal relationships.

The items below refer to how you have felt and behaved over much of your life. If you have usually been one way, and have recently changed, your responses should reflect how you have USUALLY been.

1. At times I am much more talkative or speak much faster than usual.
2. There have been times when I was much more active or did many more things than usual.
3. I get into moods where I feel very speeded up or irritable.
4. There have been times when I have felt both high (elated) and low (depressed) at the same time.
5. At times, I have been much more interested in sex than usual.
6. My self-confidence ranges from great self-doubt to equally great overconfidence.
7. There have been GREAT variations in the quantity or quality of my work.
8. For no apparent reason I sometimes have been VERY angry or hostile.
9. I have periods of mental dullness and other periods of very creative thinking.
10. At times I am greatly interested in being with people and at other times I just want to be left alone with my thoughts.
11. I have had periods of great optimism and other periods of equally great pessimism.
12. I have had periods of tearfulness and crying and other times when I laugh and joke excessively.