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 4/12/11 Disorders Beh/225 Sheila Blancas 07/07/2010 Cathy Dunaway Instructor
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 4/12/11 Bi Polar  Behavior  Symptoms Sadness- Feelings of worthlessness- Losing interest in things and activities you once enjoyed- Being overcome by feelings of guilt, failure, and hopelessness- Becoming sad and unable to concentrate, remember things, or even make simple decisions- Experiencing physiological changes like differences in appetite or weight, energy levels, and sleep schedules- Possibly thinking about death or suicide, in extreme cases. The exact way trazodone works is not known, but researchers think it does two things: inhibits reuptake of serotonin, and directly increases the action of serotonin. Trazadone is one of the cheapest it may run $4.35 for three months without insurance. Treatments
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 4/12/11 Causes of Bi Polar Disorder i Genetic Factors Stress Triggers Until that day comes sufferers and their families can take solace in the validation of their beliefs by the scientific community and their continued research. Until the day comes when Stress - People with bipolar disorder suffer severe stress or emotional trauma can find it difficult to deal with stress. Major Life Event - Major life events good or bad can trigger episodes of bipolar disorder. These tend to involve drastic or sudden changes. Substance Abuse - While substance abuse does not cause bipolar disorder, it can bring on an episode and worsen the course of the disease. Drugs such as cocaine, ecstasy, and amphetamines can trigger mania, while alcohol and tranquilizers can trigger depression. Medication - Certain medications, most antidepressant drugs, can trigger mania. Other drugs that may induce mania
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 4/12/11 Obsessive Compulsive Disorder An anxiety characterized by   intrusive thoughts that produce  anxiety, by repetitive behaviors  aimed at reducing anxiety, or by a  combination of such thoughts  and  behaviors. 
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