Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder or Manic-Depressive Illness as it is called, is a mood disorder and is very treatable. Episodes vary in severity, whether in the manic or depressive stage, change can be gradual or rapid. The onset of the illness can start with manic or depressive symptoms. Effective treatment involves both education and medication management for mood stabilization.

Manic Symptoms:

  • Grandiosity
  • Increased energy
  • Racing thoughts and poor judgment
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Increased sexual activity


Depressive symptoms:

  • Emptiness
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Helpless, hopeless feelings
  • Eating disturbance
  • Feelings of guilt
  • Suicidal thoughts

Education of this disorder is very important, triggers of both highs and lows should be noted for future safeguards. Bipolar is a life time illness, however very manageable under professional psychiatric care. Left untreated, symptoms worsen and needless pain is endured as the severity of the condition spirals, whether in the manic or depressive stage.

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