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Diagnosis and Treatment Chad McKenrick 7/31/2011 University of Phoenix
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The state of bipolar disorder or mania is that a person becomes euphoric with a possibility of a hugely inflated personality or self esteem. They think and dream of things that they desire or want but never have the follow threw to complete those thoughts. They can become hostile and aggressive toward others due to their inflated over ego and could last till they are completely exhausted. This is just one side of the coin bipolar disorder usually alternates with depression and can last days or weeks with normal days threw out the cycle. The severe case of bipolar can have psychotic breaks, hallucinations, and delusions. It is estimated that as many as 5.7 million Americans or roughly 2.6 percent are affected by Bipolar disorder, but the good news is that Bipolar disorder is treatable, and individuals with this ailment can still lead complete, productive lives (“Bipolar Disorder (Mania)”, n.d.). Bipolar disorder can have a major effect on a person’s life from a basic relationship, jobs, school, relationships with children and possible even debate suicide at points threw out their lives. Doctors do not completely understand yet what causes bipolar disorder but in the past have
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2011 for the course BEH/ 225 9006303250 taught by Professor Provone during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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