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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...

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...

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...

Bipolar Disorder Symptoms in Teens

Bipolar Disorder in Teens Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that affects mood, energy, and activity levels. Bipolar can also be much severe in teens. Teens can also show stronger and more aggressive symptoms because of their younger age. Symptoms of bipolar disorder can include changes in sleep patterns,...

How Common is Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder Treatment helps reduce symptoms and reduce the severity of mood swings. When these aspects of the disorder are under control, you can focus more on your relationship. This allows you to take proactive steps to prevent the recurrence of bipolar disorder, thereby improving your quality of life....

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...

Bipolar Disorder and Addiction – Are They Connected?

From self experiences I would say that there is a very strong connection between bipolar and addiction. It seems like addiction and bipolar go hand in hand with one another. Most people that I know that have bipolar disorder also suffer from some type of addiction. Bipolar and Addiction...