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Bipolar Disorder


 

BIPOLAR DISORDER

Bipolar disorder is a mental health disorder characterized by mood swings consisting of manic highs and depressive lows, affecting their daily functioning in different life settings. 

Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

Manic Episode Signs and Symptoms:

  • Increased energy, activity, and restlessness
  • Euphoric or elevated mood
  • Extreme irritability
  • Poor concentration
  • Racing thoughts, fast talking, jumping between ideas
  • Sleeplessness
  • Heightened sense of self-importance
  • Spending sprees and/or impulsivity
  • Increased sexual behavior
  • Abuse of drugs, such as cocaine, alcohol and sleep medications
  • Provocative, intrusive or aggressive behavior

Depressive Episode Signs:

  • Sad, anxious or empty-feeling mood
  • Feelings of hopelessness and pessimism
  • Feelings of guilt, worthlessness and helplessness
  • Loss of interest or pleasure in activities once enjoyed, including sex
  • Decreased energy, fatigue
  • Difficulty concentrating, remembering or making decisions
  • Restlessness and irritability
  • Sleeplessness or sleeping too much
  • Change in appetite, unintended weight loss or gain
  • Bodily symptoms not caused by physical illness or injury
  • Thoughts of death or suicide

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A mental health disorder characterized by mood swings consisting of manic highs and depressive lows, affecting their daily functioning in different life settings

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Sal Psychiatry Services
13132 Studebaker Rd, Suite 7
Norwalk, CA 90650
Phone: 562-222-4205
Fax: 562-262-0735
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