[2015] Christina/andrea: Bipolar Disorder

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[2015] Christina/andrea: Bipolar Disorder

Euphoria or IrritabilityIncreased Energy and ActivityExcessive Talk; Racing Thoughts Inflated Self-Esteem; ImpulsivenessUnusual Energy; Less Need for Sleep

How It Affects Lives

What is BiPolar Disorder?

BIPOLAR DISORDER

Depressed Mood and Low Self-Esteem, Low Energy Levels and Apathy, Sadness, Lonliness, Helplessness, GuiltSlow Speech, Fatigue, Poor Coordination, Insomnia or Oversleeping, Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings, Poor Concentration, Lack of Interest or Pleasure in Activities

MANIA (HIGHS)

Bipolar disorder is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out daily tasks. But bipolar disorder can be treated, and people with this illness can lead full and productive lives.

DEFINITION

DEPRESSION (LOWS)

Median age of onset is 25 years old

Equally common in men and women

1 in 5 people with Bipolar Disorder complete suicide

Women are usually misdiagnosed with depression and Men with schizophrenia

More than 2/3 of people with Bipolar Disorder have a close relative who suffer from the disorder


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