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Learn the signs and symptoms of bipolar disorder, including mania, hypomania, and bipolar depression. A self-help e-book by Tim O’Lawler has to step-to-step guide to understand all things related to ...

Learn the signs and symptoms of bipolar disorder, including mania, hypomania, and bipolar depression. A self-help e-book by Tim O’Lawler has to step-to-step guide to understand all things related to the condition.

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  • 1. Bipolar Disorder By Tim O’Lawler http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com/
  • 2. General Introduction Bipolar Disorder is a biologically based disorder that causes unusual shifts in person’s mood, and their ability to function.  Mood swings- irritable mood to sad and hopeless mood, and then back pain.  In older adolescents and adult there are often periods of normal mood in between.  These mood related changes are accompanied by severe changes in energy and behavior.  http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com/
  • 3. Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder          Increased energy, activity and restlessness Excessively “high” excited mood Extreme irritability Talk very fast, jumping from one idea to another Lack of confidence and concentrate or making decisions Sleeping Problem Unrealistic beliefs in one’ abilities and powers Sad, anxious or empty mood, Feeling of hopelessness, guilty, helplessness http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com/
  • 4. Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder         Poor judgment Increased sexual drive or loss of interest Abuse of drugs, mostly cocaine, alcohol and sleeping medicine Aggressive behavior Disagree that anything is wrong Hypomania can become more severe in some people or can switch into depression. Restlessness or Irritability Thought of death or suicide http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com/
  • 5. Mood Swings & Symptoms of Psychosis Causes of mania or depression can include symptoms of psychosis  Hallucinations and delusions are common cause  Reflect in extreme mood state  People with bipolar disorder who have these symptoms are sometime incorrectly diagnosed.  http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com/
  • 6. Bipolar Disorder and suicide Bipolar disorder can result in an increased risk of suicide.  Risk increased seems to be higher earlier in the course of the illness.  Recognized bipolar disorder early and leering how to manage it and may be decreased the suicide risk.  http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com/
  • 7. Basic of Bipolar Disorder Treatment Required long-term treatment:- Bipolar disorder is a chronic, relapsing illness, continue treatment even when you’re feeling better.  Need more to treatment than medication:- Only use of medicine not enough to fully control the symptoms of bipolar disorder.  Need experienced psychiatrist:- Bipolar disorder is a complex condition. A psychiatrist who is skilled in bipolar disorder can help you.  http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com/
  • 8. Self-Help for Bipolar Disorder      Get Educated:- Learn as much as you can about bipolar disorder. Keep stress in check:- Avoid high-stress situations, maintain a health work-life balance, try relaxation techniques such as medications, yoga or deep breathing. Seek Support:- Try joining a support group or taking to a trusted friend. Make healthy choices:- Healthy sleeping, eating and exercising habits can help Monitor your moods:- Keep track of your symptoms and watch for sign of your mood swing. http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com/