Bipolar Disorder

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Bipolar Disorder (Manic-depressive) a) shifts back and forth in emotion, from depression (as described above to mania: extremely high amounts of energy, excited b) nature of the manic phase distinct period in which the predominant mood is quite elevated, it may look euphoric and cheerful to an uninvolved observer, but to those who know the person well it is clearly excessive mania is usually accompanied by a decreased need for sleep, person has lots of energy you see a dramatic impairment in the person's functioning - they are bouncing off the walls, agitated it's the opposite of depression in that you see the manic excessively involved in pleasurable
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Unformatted text preview: activities, shopping sprees, hypersexuality their speech may be loud, rapid, difficult to interrupt, and full of jokes and puns c) Symptoms depressed and pessimistic to uninhibited, delusions of grandeur, wild ideas slow, tired, no energy to enthusiasm, excitement, energetic speech slow to mile a minute talking, joking sleeps a lot to little sleep euphoric, happy to sadness thinking is blocked, no ideas to wild thoughts, ideas, bizarre behavior...
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