Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder can also be known as manic-depressive disorder or related forms of mania or cyclothymia. This type of disorder is characterized by days, weeks or months of elevated mood and mania followed by severe depression. Cycles of mania and depression can be spread over months or be as short as a day. Bipolar disorder can affect men and women of all ages. Learn more about the symptoms of bipolar disorder as well as causes, treatment methods and related conditions.

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.

Childhood Bipolar Disorder

Do your child’s moods and behaviors change invariably and intensely? Bipolar disorder interferes with a child’s ability to function due to erratic emotional states. This article explores the symptoms and treatments associated with bipolar disorder.

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

Self injury and bipolar disorder

A symptom of bipolar disorder is extreme periods of depression during which time the person with bipolar disorder will do self injury in an attempt to release the overwhelming negative emotions they feel. Treatment is possiable for those who have bipolar disorder self injury behaviors.