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Bipolar Disorder

  1. 1. Bipolar Disorder Kyle Rice
  2. 2. What is Bipolar Disorder? <ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Bipolar Disorder Cont’d <ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Bipolar Disorder Cont’d even more <ul><li>Most people with bipolar disorder when ill experience more lows than highs. These lows are known as &quot;bipolar depression.&quot; 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 </li></ul>
  5. 5. What its like <ul><li>May cause you to be medicated so you can control it. </li></ul><ul><li>Can cause major stress on family and friends. </li></ul><ul><li>May narrow down job opportunities </li></ul>
  6. 6. Bipolar Depression Symptoms <ul><li>Difficulty concentrating </li></ul><ul><li>Sadness </li></ul><ul><li>Emptiness </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of interest </li></ul>
  7. 7. Bipolar Mania Symptoms <ul><li>“Extreme High” </li></ul><ul><li>Feeling unusually great </li></ul><ul><li>Overly talkative </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of Energy </li></ul><ul><li>Need little sleep </li></ul>
  8. 8. Hypomania <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>Less sever than the Bipolar Mania symptoms </li></ul>
  9. 9. Example
  10. 10. <ul><li>Feeling of sadness comes a lot more often then happiness. This causes people to rely on prescribed drugs. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Angry <ul><li>i just got out of school, shouldn’t I be happy? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Sad <ul><li>i just won a huge soccer game, but feel sad cause the other team lost. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Happy <ul><li>i just got rejected by a girl I really like, for some reason I don’t care. </li></ul>
  14. 14. confused <ul><li>My moods keep changing on me, I don’t know what I feel at the moment to be honest. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Empty <ul><li>I'm in a crowd of people at a concert but feel so empty. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Overly Talkative <ul><li>The one time I feel like talking we are in the stupid library. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Lots of Energy <ul><li>I was lazy all day and finally night comes and I'm all jacked up on mountain dew, but seriously lets do something. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Excited <ul><li>I just watched a movie about a person failing to fall in love, I’m excited all of a sudden. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Tired <ul><li>Been resting all day, guess what, that’s not going to change. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Work Cited <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bipolar_disorder </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/bipolar-disorder/ds00356 </li></ul>

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