[2015] Jenny Rodriguez: Bipolar Disorder

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[2015] Jenny Rodriguez: Bipolar Disorder

SymptomsMania or manic episodesMood ChangesOverly happy or outgoing moodExtreme irritability.Behavioral ChangesTalking very fast, jumping from one idea to another, having racing thoughtsBeing unusually distractedIncreasing activities, such as taking on multiple new projectsBeing overly restlessSleeping little or not being tiredHaving an unrealistic belief in your abilities, high-risk behaviors.Depression or depressive episodesMood ChangesFeeling sad or hopelessLoss of interest in activities once enjoyed, including sex.Behavioral ChangesFeeling overly tired or "slowed down"Having problems concentrating, remembering, and making decisionsBeing restless or irritableChanging eating, sleeping, or other habitsThinking of death or suicide, or attempting suicide.

Stages/courseFreedom stage: When you think you can handle bipolar on your own.Stability stage: When a person is able to expand their comfort zone.Self-Mastery: When you master yourselves to the point you can function highly during levels of intensity

Treatmentmedication: mood stabilizers, antipsychotics, but in most cases antidepressants has been the most helpful.

PrevelenceLate teens or early adult years. At least half of all cases start before age 25 About 5.7 million American adults, or about 2.6% of the U.S. has bipolar.

Bipolar DisorderBy: Jenny Rodriguez

Causes Not known but reaseachers believe genetic, neurochemical and environmental factors has a role in it.

Multiaxial classificationCatherine Zeta JonesAxis l: UnknownAxis ll:Unknown personality disorder. Unknown mental retardation. Axis lll: No general medication condition. Axis lv: She has alot of stress because of her husband is in treatment for cancer. Axis v: She is function very well. She has completed treatment for her bipolar disorder ahead of schedule. The actress "proactively" checked herself into a mental health hostipal.

http://www.webmd.com/bipolar-disorder/guide/bipolar-disorder-symptoms-types http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bipolar-disorder/basics/symptoms/con-20027544

What is it? A mental disorder marked by alternating periods of elation and depression.


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