Bipolar Disorder: A Complete Guide to Living With Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder: A Complete Guide to Living With Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder, previously called manic depression, is a mental health condition that causes extreme mood changes including highs (mania or hypomania) and low mood (depressive disorder) also known as bipolar depression. Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that can also be considered a medical condition. Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, is…

Bipolar Depression Treatment Options
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Bipolar Depression Treatment Options

Bipolar and Bipolar Depression Although bipolar depressive disorder is prevalent throughout the clinical course of bipolar disorder, the present therapeutic options for bipolar disorder are limited; specifically, as mainstream antidepressants are of mixed effectiveness for bipolar disorder and can cause transitions into mania and/or rapid cycles in the long-term. Conclusions Although appropriate treatments are available…

8 Common Misconceptions About Bipolar Disorder
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8 Common Misconceptions About Bipolar Disorder

What is Bipolar Disorder? There are a lot of misconceptions about bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, is a mental disorder that causes extreme highs and lows and changes in sleep, energy, thought, and behavior. Bipolar disorder, previously called manic depression, is a mental illness mood disorder that causes extreme mood swings,…

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My Bipolar Life – My Daily Struggles With Bipolar Disorder

My Bipolar History My name is Kevin and I have bipolar disorder. I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1997 after I tried to un-alive myself. I was immediately committed to a state hospital where I stayed for two weeks and I was put on a medicine regimen that really did not work for me….

What to Pack for Psychiatric Hospitalization
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What to Pack for Psychiatric Hospitalization

Sometimes, bipolar mood episodes and symptoms require psychiatric hospitalization. Here’s what I found useful during my psychiatric hold and that helped me to cope and heal. Photo: BSIP/UIG / Collection Mix: Subjects via Getty Images Unprepared for Hospitalization Soon after we had moved, I found myself in an unexpected situation. As the police SUV rattled…

Bipolar Disorder Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Options

Bipolar Disorder Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Options

What is Bipolar Disorder? Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive disorder, is a mental illness that causes drastic changes in mood, energy levels, and activity levels. People with bipolar disorder experience high highs, called mania, and low lows, called depression. between these two extremes, people with bipolar disorder may also experience periods of normal mood…

A Brief Description of Bipolar Disorder

A Brief Description of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is caused by mental problems.  Bipolar disorder occurs when a person’s mood reaches a critical stage.  It is caused by excessive depression.  When a person is depressed for any reason, his bipolar problem is created. When he feels lonely and breaks down, this condition is called bipolar disorder.  This can lead to sleep…

Will Life Insurance Cover Bipolar Disorder
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Will Life Insurance Cover Bipolar Disorder

A lot of people want to know, will life insurance cover bipolar disorder? If you are looking for coverage and pricing for bipolar disorder quotes and/or manic depression quotes for life insurance, you would better be sure to work with an agent who knows the ins and outs of underwriting for mental health conditions. While…