Bipolar Disorder : A Serious Mental Condition

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Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder (BPD) is known to be a serious mental condition. Bipolar disorder is also classified as manic-depressive disorder. It is characterized as malfunction with the brain by mood changes that includes a persistent increasing activity or energy levels. This serious condition is first diagnosed in young adults or adolescence. Diagnosis Bipolar disease is first diagnosed in young adulthood or adolescence. Diagnosis is said to be obvious, when the patient is showing florid mania. If the patient is exhibiting depressive symptoms. Studies have revealed that 50% or more are diagnosed with depression initially. The reason as to why they are diagnosed this is because unipolar depression is more common than bipolar…show more content…
The intent of the article was to see each screening tool so that relation to three studies inclusive of the positive or negative of the tools that are used. The latter three tool was the most rarity of all the screenings. It was left in the review of the complete literature that is used for the BPAD. Mood disorder questionnaire is a test for bipolar disorder. This test consists of 17 questions, self- reporting, yes or no questionnaires, it is one page and takes five minutes. This questionnaire was putinto play by a team of psychiatrists, researchers consumers advocates to address the need that there was for evaluation of bipolar disorder. (Staci Hoyle) Signs and symptoms Bipolar disorder symptoms of the mental health disorder can appear in the early childhood, but is often diagnosed in young adulthood or adolescence. Though bipolar disorder is deemed rare in children in being diagnosed with this disorder, it has increased in 40 fold between the years of 1995-2006. Symptoms of bipolar disorder are similar in appearance in depression and schizophrenia, mainly during the symptomatic periods. With the patients whom are neurological patients the problems would be consider to be in the “fronto striatal” in profile. Lack of learning new information is part of the impairment, but not in the delayed of the recollection, diminished decision-making and attentiveness, and reduce progression speed. Treatment There are many different types of treatment for bipolar
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