Mandy Dobbins Harris

The Different Types of Bipolar Disorder Defined

A person with bipolar disorder may feel on top of the world one day (manic) and then feel as if they have hit rock bottom the next (depression). These extreme highs and lows can cause significant distress in their lives. Read on to find out more about the different types of bipolar disorder.

defining bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder is a psychiatric condition that causes major mood swings from major depression to mania. For a more detailed discussion on the different types of bipolar disorder please refer to my next article titled: Spotlight on The Types of Bipolar Disorder.

The Facts About Dysphoric Mania

Dysphoric Mania involves experiencing mania and depression either simultaneously or in rapid sequence for at minimum a week. This article explains Dysphoric Mania. A list of possible symptoms is provided as well as diagnostic criteria for this disorder. Furthermore, treatment options are discussed.

Bipolar Disorder Mania State

Bipolar disorder is a mental Illness that involves major mood swings from mania to depression. Bipolar mania, characterised by intense energy, euphoria, irritability and impulsiveness, is the focus of this article

What is Psychosis

Psychosis is a symptom of many mental illnesses and medical conditions such as depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, dementia, delirium, syphilis and drug abuse. Symptoms such as hallucinations, and delusions are explained.

What is Borderline Personality Disorder?

Borderline personality disorder is characterized by instabilities in moods, relationships self-image and behavior. The process of devaluing then idealizing others is explained in this article as is the impact this has on interpersonal relationships.