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What are symptoms of bipolar disorder?

What are symptoms of bipolar disorder?

Mania and depression: Bipolar disorder includes both depression and mania (bipolar 1) or hypo mania (bipolar 2). Bipolar depression is characterized by loss of interest, motivation, and energy, hypersomnia and hopelessness. Mania is characterized by increased energy, decreased need for sleep, grandiosity, and sometimes irritability. Hypo mania is is the same as mania only to a lesser degree. ...Read more

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Manic Depressive Disorder (Definition)

Though depression is not required for diagnosis most people have both manic and depressive episodes and may have mixed episodes with features of both. Length of episodes vary, but are separated by "normal" periods of emotion and behavior. See my answers to similar ...Read more


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What are symptoms of bipolar disorder?

What are symptoms of bipolar disorder?

Many: Several and might include depression, mood swings, and mania.
Online questionnaires are available for the public.
Check the mood disorder questionnaire at:
www. Dbsalliance. Org/pdfs/mdq. Pdfsimilar
bring it to your md for further instructions. ...Read more

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What worsens symptoms of bipolar disorder?

What worsens symptoms of bipolar disorder?

Bipolar: Not taking meds regularly, drinking, drug abuse, excess caffeine, poor sleep hygiene, poor diet and lack of exercise. Sometimes antidepressant meds make bipolar worse. Usual treatment is with mood stabilizers. Antidepressants may be tried in addition is used sparingly and temporarily. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of bipolar disorder like?

What are the symptoms of bipolar disorder like?

Varied: The symptoms vary depending on the type of bipolar disorder. There is bipolar i, bipolar ii, cyclothymia and bipolar disorder nos. Manic symptoms can include a marked increase in energy and decreased need for sleep, racing thought, rapid speech, euphoric mood, hypersexual, hyper religious, grandiose delusion, etc. Depression in bipolar disorder often looks like unipolar depression. ...Read more

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So, what else are like the symptoms of bipolar disorder?

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So, what else are like the symptoms of bipolar disorder?

Bipolar: Organic mood disorders, cyclothymic do, substance induced mood disorders, schizoaffective do, some personality disorders, adolescent depression & borderline personality. ...Read more

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I was curious, what are like the symptoms of bipolar disorder?

Bipolar disorder: Means a person has periods of depression & manic periods (high energy despite little sleep, uncritical self-confidence, rapid talking, racing thoughts, incessant & unproductive activity, foolish or risky plans). These depressed & elevated moods can be mild to severe. Consult a mental health professional for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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The symptoms of bipolar disorder are happy and sad?

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The symptoms of bipolar disorder are happy and sad?

Bipolar: Symptoms are extreme variation of moods from manic/hypomanic with pressured speech/irritability/flight of ideas/lack of sleep, to depressed phase with anhedonia, sad affect, changes in sleep/appetite/energy level, and in both extremes tyhere is increase thoughts of self harm. ...Read more

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Tell me symptoms of bipolar disorder?

Mania/depression: Bipolar disorder or manic depressive illness is a mental illness characterized by manic episodes of 3 days or more of decreased need for sleep, elevated self esteem, and increased productive activity and depressive episodes of 2 weeks or more of unexplained sadness, decreased self esteem, lack of interest in pleasurable activities, decreased ability to make decisions, and lack of motivation. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of bipolar disorder?

Sleeplessness racing: The presence of a "manic" episode in the context of an indiviudal who has suffered major depression. Bipolar may be being overdiagnosed at present - context of sleeplessess, racing thoughts, shopping sprees, taking on multiple projects, impulsivenes, feeligns of invincability etc are important. Bipolar ii is even looser, as the duration fo symptoms required is shorter. Get good psych evaluation. ...Read more

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Which symptoms of bipolar disorder are most common?

Which symptoms of bipolar disorder are most common?

Signs: In bipolar I there has to have been at least one manic episode in one's life. During a manic episode one may have extreme elevated mood, irritability, decreased need for sleep, a lot of energy, impulsive/reckless behavior, hypersexuality and rapid speech. In severe episodes they may have psychosis. The person can then cycle into periods of depression. The frequency of these cycles can vary. ...Read more

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What are some typical symptoms of bipolar disorder?

What are some typical symptoms of bipolar disorder?

Symptoms: In bipolar I there has to have been at least one manic episode in one's life. During a manic episode one may have extreme elevated mood, irritability, decreased need for sleep, a lot of energy, impulsive/reckless behavior, hypersexuality and rapid speech. In severe episodes they may have psychosis.The person can then cycle into periods of depression.The frequency of these cycles can vary. See image. ...Read more

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What are the tell tale symptoms of bipolar disorder?

What are the tell tale symptoms of bipolar disorder?

Need psychiatric: Eval to know. Bipolar Disorder is a mood disorder that can present with possible symptoms of mania, hypomania, depression, mixed state and normal state. Mania or hypomania: 1 may show aggression, agitation, v judgment & impulse control, distractability, rapid thoughts & speech, ^ libido, V sleep, spending sprees, high risk behaviors, elation, ^ physical activity or psychosis.
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What are the symptoms of bipolar disorder in children?

Resources: Go to aacap. Org, click on facts for families on the right side of the page. Put bipolar disorder in the search field and then click on bipolar disorder in children and teens. ...Read more

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What are some ways to smash symptoms of bipolar disorder?

What are some ways to smash symptoms of bipolar disorder?

Mood stabilizers: Mood stabilizers like lithium, depakote, and Lamictal are the key to treatment of bipolar. Abilify (aripiprazole) or seroquel may also be used especially if there are any psychotic symptome. There are many other options for treatment resistant cases and sometimes an antidepressant may be added to a mood stabilizer if depression is persistent. ...Read more

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What are the usual symptoms of bipolar disorder in children?

BIPOLAR DISORDER: Manic depressive personality sometimes child is sad alternates with elation lasting for a few months. Stressful life events or other psychosocial factors may precede mood changes. ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the other symptoms of bipolar disorder?

Can you please discuss the other symptoms of bipolar disorder?

Symptoms: In bipolar I there has to have been at least one manic episode in one's life. During a manic episode one may have extreme elevated mood, irritability, decreased need for sleep, a lot of energy, impulsive/reckless behavior, hypersexuality and rapid speech. In severe episodes they may have psychosis.The person can then cycle into periods of depression.The frequency of these cycles can vary. See image. ...Read more

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What are some other ways to treat symptoms of bipolar disorder?

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What are some other ways to treat symptoms of bipolar disorder?

Bipolar Tx: Mood stabilizers are the cornerstone of tx. Also, antidepressants used cautiously in the depressed phase, as well as cautious use of anxiolytics for agitation, along with antipsychotics for disturbed thought patterns. There is also important role of psychotherapy, family therapy & group counseling. Cases resistent to the above tx, have been referred for ect. ...Read more

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Do symptoms of bipolar disorder commonly show during childhood?

Yes, but different: Children don't usually get the same cycle symptoms that adults get. For instance, manic episodes in childhood are not always the sleepless, risk taking, grandiose life of the adult person in a manic phase. They are usually irritable and aggressive instead. Also, moods can cycle very rapidly from one end to another, even within minutes. To complicate things further, adolescents are all of the above. ...Read more

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What are some of the most recognizable symptoms of bipolar disorder?

What are some of the most recognizable symptoms of bipolar disorder?

Mania and depression: Mania usually includes decreased need for sleep, increased energy, increased self esteem and may include increased spending, impulsive behavior and irritability. Depression is characterized by low self esteem, low energy, low motivation, decreased interest in pleasurable activities and may include thoughts of worthlessness and even suicide as well as changes in appetite. ...Read more

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Bipolar Disorder (Definition)

Also known as manic-depressive illness, bipolar disorder is a brain disorder that in its most severe form causes dramatic shifts in mood, ...Read more