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.
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.
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.
Bipolar disorder is treatable and your relationship can survive if you are willing to take the steps to learn how to cope being in a relationship with someone with 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 is a characterized by episodes of mania and depression. It can be extremely disruptive and needs ongoing treatment over a lifetime. Read on to learn more about bipolar depression symptoms.
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
Understanding the signs of manic depression, or bipolar disorder, is the first step towards effectively managing and treating this mental illness. The signs of manic depression are both physical and psychological. They include signs of depression, mania, hypomania and a mixed state.
Bipolar disorder not otherwise specified is used as a diagnosis when bipolar symptoms don’t fit into the characteristics of other bipolar subtypes. So, bipolar disorder not otherwise specified can encompass a range of bipolar symptoms.
Extreme mood swings are some of the most characteristic manic depression symptoms. Here I look at the symptoms associated with depression, mania, hypomania and mixed episodes.
Cognitive therapy is a proven and effective form of treatment that is both helpful for the patient and easy to understand.
Comorbidity is a common problem in dealing with any mental health problem. Bipolar disorder and Tourette’s syndrome are not commonly comorbid conditions but existing cases are fascinating.
A person who is manic depressive, also called bipolar disorder, experiences symptoms of depression and mania. These changes in mood may result from altered levels of neurotransmitters in the patient’s brain. We’ll define manic depressive brain chemistry and the neurotransmitters involved.
Bipolar disorder type 2 is a very complex mood disorder that results in dramatic mood swings in those with the disorder. Find out more about this disorder, including the symptoms, causes, and treatments.
Did you know that there are different types of bipolar disorder? Bipolar 1 disorder is a mental illness that consists of periods of mania and depression. Find out what the symptoms of the disorder are and how they can be treated.
Bipolar disorder occurs in men, women and children but the causes of bipolar disorder will vary with each individual. The most common causes include genetics, chemical imbalance in the brain and environmental factors. Let’s take a peek at these causes in greater detail.
A lack of consensus among experts makes the diagnosis of pediatric bipolar disorder a difficult one. However, as a parent there are certain behaviors that can help you identify whether your child has this psychiatric illness. Read this article to find out more about bipolar disorder in children.