Bipolar disorder or manic–depressive disorder is a psychiatric diagnosis that describes a category of mood disorders defined by the presence of one or more episodes of abnormally elevated energy levels, cognition, and mood and one or more depressive episodes.
Bipolar Disorder Cont’d
Bipolar disorder is a lifelong condition that can affect both how you feel and how you act. It is a mood disorder that can cause extreme mood swings, manic highs to depressive lows. To be diagnosed with bipolar disorder you must have experienced a high period.
Bipolar Disorder Cont’d even more
Most people with bipolar disorder when ill experience more lows than highs. These lows are known as "bipolar depression." It's easy to feel like you're fading into the background when you're living with bipolar depression. However, bipolar depression doesn't have to consume you
What its like
May cause you to be medicated so you can control it.
Can cause major stress on family and friends.
May narrow down job opportunities
Bipolar Depression Symptoms
Loss of interest
Bipolar Mania Symptoms
Feeling unusually great
Lots of Energy
Need little sleep
Is a mood state characterized by persistent and pervasive elevated or irritable mood, and thoughts and behaviors that are consistent with such a mood state.
Less sever than the Bipolar Mania symptoms
Feeling of sadness comes a lot more often then happiness. This causes people to rely on prescribed drugs.
i just got out of school, shouldn’t I be happy?
i just won a huge soccer game, but feel sad cause the other team lost.
i just got rejected by a girl I really like, for some reason I don’t care.
My moods keep changing on me, I don’t know what I feel at the moment to be honest.
I'm in a crowd of people at a concert but feel so empty.
The one time I feel like talking we are in the stupid library.
Lots of Energy
I was lazy all day and finally night comes and I'm all jacked up on mountain dew, but seriously lets do something.
I just watched a movie about a person failing to fall in love, I’m excited all of a sudden.
Been resting all day, guess what, that’s not going to change.