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Comment author: Julia_Wise 08 May 2017 02:57:38PM 2 points [-]

Yeah, incidence for someone who's never had any episodes before is unlikely. So you can assume that your own risk is very low if you know you've never experienced these things before and don't have a family history.

But if a friend seems off and you're not certain of their personal or family history, I do think it's worth considering that they might have experienced mania or psychosis before without you knowing about it.