Mania - individual concerned The mood changes must be...

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Mania Mania, the presence of which is a criterion for certain psychiatric diagnoses, is a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood, arousal, and/ or energy levels. Symptoms ICD-10 classifies Hypomania as: Mood is elevated or irritable to a degree that is definitely abnormal for the individual concerned and must be sustained for at least 4 days At least three of the following signs ( ACTS SOS ) Increased A ctivity or physical restlessness Decreased C oncentration Increased T alkativeness Decreased need for S leep Increased S exual energy Mild O verspending or other types of reckless behaviour Increased S ociability ICD-10 classifies Mania as: Mood must be predominantly elevated, expansive or irritable, and definitely abnormal for the
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Unformatted text preview: individual concerned. The mood changes must be prominent and sustained for at least one week • At least three of the following ( FAST RIGS) F light of Ideas or subjective racing thoughts Increased A ctivity or physical restlessness Decreased need for S leep Increased T alkativeness R eckless behaviour Loss of social I nhibitions G randiosity Increased S exual energy ICD-10 classifies Bipolar Affective Disorder as: • The current episode meets the criteria for hypomania (bipolar type 2) or manic (bipolar type 1) • There has been at least one other affective episode in the past, meeting the criteria for hypomania, mania or depression...
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