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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 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...

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...

What is Bipolar Depression and How is it Treated

Bipolar depression is generally the second stage of the bipolar process. With the manic phase coming first, the depression stage is the last part of the process. Bipolar Mania is treated with mood stabilizers while the antidepressant state is treated with antidepressants and sometimes anxiety medications. Bipolar disorder has...

What is Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety Disorder To know what is anxiety disorder you must first know what is anxiety is. Anxiety is actually helpful response because in times of stress or in times of risk, anxiety helps you become more careful, more targeted and more alert about what is going on around you,...

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...

Emotional Permanence Problems and Anxiety

Emotional permanence is a term I recently heard for the first time. It has to do with believing in emotions even when they can’t be seen. This concept is taken from object permanence which is the understanding that objects exist even when they can’t be seen. When I read...