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