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Period 7-Anuj Varughese-Bipolar Disorder
Period 7-Anuj Varughese-Bipolar Disorder
Period 7-Anuj Varughese-Bipolar Disorder
Period 7-Anuj Varughese-Bipolar Disorder
Period 7-Anuj Varughese-Bipolar Disorder
Period 7-Anuj Varughese-Bipolar Disorder
Period 7-Anuj Varughese-Bipolar Disorder
Period 7-Anuj Varughese-Bipolar Disorder
Period 7-Anuj Varughese-Bipolar Disorder
Period 7-Anuj Varughese-Bipolar Disorder
Period 7-Anuj Varughese-Bipolar Disorder
Period 7-Anuj Varughese-Bipolar Disorder
Period 7-Anuj Varughese-Bipolar Disorder
Period 7-Anuj Varughese-Bipolar Disorder
Period 7-Anuj Varughese-Bipolar Disorder
Period 7-Anuj Varughese-Bipolar Disorder
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  • 1. BIPOLAR DISORDER A presentation by: Anuj Varughese Northeast High School Magnet Program
  • 2. Project Overview
    • This presentation should run about seven to ten minutes and will highlight the following:
        • My central reason for selecting this topic.
        • 3. The three main points relating to my research.
        • 4. My concluding remarks.
        • 5. A works cited slide.
        • 6. Time for your questions.
  • 7. Why bipolar disorder is important to me.
    • I choose this topic in order to understand what bipolar disorder is.
    • 8. It is important to me because I plan to further my education in the medical field so I may come across this subject.
    • 9. I hope to learn from this paper on how bipolar disorder affects the lives of individuals.
  • 10. Thesis Statement
    • The focus of my paper was intended to investigate the following:
      • The causes, symptoms, and treatments of bipolar disorder.
  • 11. What is Bipolar Disorder?
    • Bipolar Disorder is also known as manic depressive disorder or manic depression.
    • 12. It is characterized by extreme changes in mood from happy or hyper emotions or mania to calmer emotions such as sadness or depression.
    • 13. It is a serious mental illness that can cause serious problems with daily lifestyles, and even lead to suicidal attempts.
    • 14. About 1 – 2 million Americans suffer from this disorder.
  • 15. Causes
    • Based on research, doctors don’t really know what causes Bipolar Disorder, but have concluded that genetics play a huge factor.
    • 16. However, studies have shown that high or low level of neurotransmitters such dopamine and serotonin tends to lead to the disorder.
  • 17. Causes Cont.
    • Also studies have shown that the environment can lead to this disorder such as: the abuse of drugs and alcohol, or even getting molested during early childhood.
  • 18. Symptoms
    • The symptoms are called episodes of mania and depression.
    1. Mania:
    • Feeling optimistic OR extremely irritable.
    • 19. Sleeping very little, but feeling extremely energetic.
    • 20. Talking very fast
    • 21. Highly distractible, unable to concentrate
    • 22. Acting recklessly without thinking about the consequences
    • 23. Delusions and hallucinations (in severe cases)
  • 24. Symptoms Cont. 2. Depression
    • Feeling hopeless, sad, or empty.
    • 25. Irritability
    • 26. Fatigue or loss of energy
    • 27. Appetite or weight changes
    • 28. Sleep problems
    • 29. Concentration and memory problems
    • 30. Feelings of worthlessness or guilt
    • 31. Thoughts of death or suicide
  • 32.  
  • 33. Treatment
    • Medicines
    • 34. Psychological therapies
    • 35. Education
  • 36. Conclusion
      • Hopefully I have covered the causes, symptoms, and treatments of bipolar disorder.
      • 37. Main cause is yet to be discovered.
      • 38. Symptoms can be severe but treatment is available.
  • 39. Works Cited
    • &quot;Bipolar Disorder.&quot; Emedicinehealth . Web. 16 Dec. 2009. <http://www.emedicinehealth.com/bipolar_disorder/article_em.htm>.
    • 40. &quot;Bipolar Disorder.&quot; KidsHealth . Web. 15 Dec. 2009. < http://kidshealth.org/teen/your_mind/mental_health/bipolar.html > .
    • 41. &quot;Bipolar disorder.&quot; Mayo Clinic . 4 Jan. 2008. Web. 13 Dec. 2009. <http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/bipolar-disorder/DS00356>.
    • 42. &quot;Bipolar Disorder.&quot; NIMH . 2008. Web. 10 Dec. 2009. <http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/bipolar-disorder/complete-index.shtml>.
    • 43. &quot;Bipolar Disorder.&quot; Social Security Disability Secret . Web. 17 Dec. 2009. < http://www.disabilitysecrets.com/medicine-medication -prescription-drugs-bipolar-disorder.html>.
    • 44. &quot;Bipolar Disorder: Symptoms and Types.&quot; WebMD - Better information. Better health. Web. 21 Nov. 2009. <http://www.webmd.com/bipolar-disorder/guide/bipolar-disorder-symptoms-types>.
  • 45. Works Cited Cont.
    • Bressert, Steve. &quot;Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression) | Psych Central.&quot; Psych Central - Trusted information in mental health and psychology . 23 Feb. 2007. Web. 21 Nov. 2009. <http://psychcentral.com/lib/2007/symptoms-of-bipolar-disorder-manic-depression/>.
    • 46. Grohol, John. &quot;Psych Central.&quot; Psych Central - Trusted information in mental health and psychology . 6 Nov. 2006. Web. 17 Dec. 2009. <http://psychcentral.com/disorders/sx20.htm>.
    • 47. Miller, John L. &quot;Bipolar Disorder.&quot; At Health Mental Health . 28 Sept. 2005. Web. 11 Dec. 2009. < http://www.athealth.com/consumer/disorders/Bipolar.html >.
  • 48.
    • Smith, Melinda, Jeanne Segal, and Robert Segal. &quot;Bipolar Disorder.&quot; Helpguide . Sept. 2009. Web. 17 Dec. 2009. <http://helpguide.org/mental/bipolar_disorder_symptoms_treatment.htm>.
    Works Cited Cont.
  • 49. THE END
    • THANK YOU FOR YOUR PRECIOUS TIME.
    • 50. I AM NOW READY TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS TO THE BEST OF MY ABILITY.

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