Bipolar Disorder and Manic Depressive Illness
Medication prescribed to relieve depression.
Bipolar Disorder and Manic Depressive Illness - How to Detect Bipolar Disorder - Problems Diagnosing Teens
It is often hard to detect bipolar disorder. What makes diagnosis particularly difficult are the manic phases associated with the disorder. When you are manic, you often feel invincible. Even if you are exhibiting classic symptoms of mania—feeling extremely uninhibited and excited—you likely won't believe anything is wrong with you. As we saw earlier, it is harder to detect bi…
Bipolar Disorder and Manic Depressive Illness - The Impact of Bipolar Disorder - Creativity, Drug And Alcohol Abuse, Suicide
Bipolar disorder can affect you in many different ways.
Depression has been around since the beginning of human history. In biblical times, Saul, who became the first king of Israel, suffered from severe mood swings. His servants hired a harpist, hoping the sweet music would soothe him. The harpist was a young shepherd named David, who became a favorite at the king's house. Later, David became a big hero for killing the giant Goliath. Saul was s…
Bipolar Disorder and Manic Depressive Illness - Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder - Depression Vs. Being A “typical” Teenager, Are You Depressed?, Mania, Are You Manic?
Bipolar disorder is often difficult to diagnose.
Bipolar Disorder and Manic Depressive Illness - Treatments for Bipolar Disorder - Professional Help, Types Of Medication, Psychotherapy, Education, Taking Care Of Yourself
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 8.3 percent of American adolescents suffer from some form of depression. Unfortunately, statistics also show that two-thirds of depressed people never seek treatment for their disorders. This is particularly true in the case of teens with manic depression. Depression can leave you feeling so down and hopeless that getting help seems impossible.…
Bipolar Disorder and Manic Depressive Illness - What Is Bipolar Disorder - Teens And Depression, Manic Depression, Who Gets Bipolar Disorder?
As do adults, most teens go through periods when they feel sad or blue. At these times, you may slam the door to your room and feel like hiding your head under the pillows. Maybe you do not feel like talking to your parents or hanging out with your friends. You might be feeling angry or irritated. Maybe you think of yourself as a loser. Sometimes these feelings are reactions to a problem. Perhaps …
Bipolar Disorder and Manic Depressive Illness - What Causes Bipolar Disorder - Biochemical Factors, Environmental Factors, Psychological Factors - Genetic Factors
Scientists do not know exactly what causes bipolar disorder.
Bipolar Disorder and Manic Depressive Illness - Where to Go for Help - In The United States, In Canada - Web Sites
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