Bipolar Disorder

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Bipolar Disorder also referred to as manic depression, is a mood disorder that is characterized by periodic episodes of extreme elation or irritability followed by a periodic episode of depressive symptoms.

Symptoms of Bipolar/Manic Depression include:

  • Overly inflated self-esteem
  • Decreased need for rest and sleep
  • Increased distractibility and irritability
  • Increased physical agitation
  • Excessive involvement in pleasurable activities that may result in painful consequence
  • Increased talkativeness
  • Excessive "high" or euphoric feelings
  • Increased sex drive
  • Increased energy level
  • Uncharacteristically poor judgment
  • Increased denial