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What is mania?

What is mania?

Mania is at the: Opposite end of the spectrum from depression. It is marked by extreme hyperactivity, e.g., not sleeping, being loud, maybe spending a lot of money or giving things away w/out thinking. Please see a mental health professional for anger management and mood disorder. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Dr. John Moranville
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Mania (Definition)

Mania is a symptom of a bipolar illness. This condition is most commonly characterized by having an abnormally elevated mood, along with such other symptoms as an excess of energy, extravagant behavior, rapid speech, ...Read more


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How to cure mania?

How to cure mania?

Can't be cured: Once someone has had a manic episode they remain at lifelong risk for further episodes of varying severity, as well as for depressive episodes. At one time this would have been a grim prognosis. Today, there are many medications that do an excellent job of stabilizing mood. Early intervention and treatment is crucial: medication plus psychotherapy. ...Read more

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Is depakine good for mania?

Is depakine good for mania?

Yes!: Depakene (valproic acid) and its derivative, divalproex, are oral drugs that are used for the treatment of convulsions, migraines and bipolar disorder. The benefits of valproic acid in the management of mania are very well documented. ...Read more

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What are the tests for mania?

What are the tests for mania?

Description, history: And excluding other conditions that might mimic mania--sometimes when it isn't suspected it is precipitated by antidepressant medication. ...Read more

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How bad case of severe mania?

How bad case of severe mania?

Can be really bad: In severe mania, people can be very agitated and impulsive -- getting themselves into big trouble sexually, financially, or with careers, school, relationships, etc. They can be psychotic, hallucinating and having delusions. They may not sleep for days. They can have mixed states of mania with depression, and end up committing suicide. Such a person needs emergency psychiatric help. ...Read more

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What is mania ? How to manage it ?

Mania & managemt.: Mania a distinct period of abnormally & pesistently elevated, expansive/ irritable mood & abnormal increased goal direcrted activity/energy. Last 1 wk. & is present most of day, every day (hospitalization may be necessary). Typically you see inflated self-esteem,grandosity, decreae sleep, talkativeness, distractibility. Treatmt. involves use of antipschotic & often adding a mood stabiliity. ...Read more

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How can I slow down my severe mania?

If you have severe : mania, you may not be able to slow it down without the help of psychotropic medications. Manic depression is a severe physiological condition which requires medical attention and supervision of the medications by a psychiatrist. In addition, once medication helps get the mania under control, individual and family therapy with a psychologistcan help you make changes in your life and relationships. ...Read more

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How long do you take lithium for mania?

How long do you take lithium for mania?

Lithium: As long as it is prescribed and closely monitored thru blood work every 3-6 months and it is containing the symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the bio chemical cause of mania?

Mania: Complex but theoretically excess Dopamine in brain. ...Read more