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

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Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. John Moranville
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Bipolar

Please refer to my previous answers for detailed description.

In brief: Bipolar

Please refer to my previous answers for detailed description.
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