Exercise 3.1

Exercise 3.1 - Writing the Essay: Science Exercise 3.1...

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Writing the Essay: Science Exercise 3.1 November 27, 2005 11:00-12:15 Bipolar Disorder Description: Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder in which a person can feel extreme elatedness but also feel an extreme depression. (Wikipedia). Although bipolar disorder is not curable, there are a lot of ways to treat its symptoms. Some examples of treatment of bipolar syndrome is: antipsychotic drugs (olanzapine, quetiapine, risperidone), marijuana, omega-3 fatty acids, lithium salts, and mood stabilizers. Can bipolar disorder truly be diagnosed? Is it a disability in the mind or in the body’s chemicals? Being diagnosed with bipolar disorder may just be a way for people to receive prescription drugs. Since bipolar disorder is a disorder that is psychological, diagnosing someone with it can only be by the opinion of a doctor and not from any blood tests or tests of chemicals in a person’s body. It is even harder to diagnose bipolar disorder in children. There has been controversy if children with bipolar disorder really have bipolar disorder or AD/HD
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course WRIT V40. 0100 taught by Professor Turner during the Spring '08 term at NYU.

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