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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...

My Bipolar Life – My Daily Struggles With Bipolar Disorder

My Bipolar History We 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...

What is a Bipolar Manic Episode

Bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness that causes extreme mood swings. Individuals who suffer from bipolar disorder may experience manic episodes and need immediate treatment. Manic episodes can result in poor judgment and make people more likely to engage in risky behavior. They may spend money and time...

The Worst Manic Episode of My Life

My name is Kevin and I have a wife and a little girl. The worst manic episode of my life began on October 2 2018. It began with racing thoughts that would not stop. I thought maybe if I went to sleep that it would stop. I tossed and...

What is a Manic Episode and What Are the Signs

What is a Manic Episode A manic episode is the part of bipolar disorder that is an upswing and hyperactive. A manic episode can last for hours or days or weeks. Depending on the treatment and how soon the person was treated. A manic episode can also be the...