Symptoms And Treatment Of Bipolar Disorder

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Bipolar disorder, "also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day task" (National Institute of Mental Health 1). The behaviors are so extreme that most people cannot function at work, in family or social situations, or any relationship with some people. Sadly, some may even have suicidal thought. According to the National Institute of Health there are" about 5.7 million adult that have this disorder," (1). The disorder seems eerie and has many people diagnosed. It is intended through the passage to have a more understanding on why a tragedy such as this disorder occurs in the human brain and what are some medications or treatments that lessen this problem. In addition, to the various type of bipolar stages
Symptoms that a person can be identified for bipolar disorder is when they have intense emotion states that can be identified as mood episodes. There is specifically two general symptoms that consist of manic and depression symptoms. In a manic episode the person feels very high and content with everything. The behavioral changes is easily being distracted, rapid conversation to people , tireless, lack of sleep, and unrealistic belief about yourself. In the case of the depression symptom the person has period of loneliness, sorrow, they lack interest in activities that they enjoy, memory, concentration. Furthermore, eating habit change and ideas thinking of…
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