Essay on Bipolar Disorder And Schizophrenia Disorder

768 Words Jul 30th, 2016 4 Pages
Bipolar disorder is one of the disorders that are discussed a lot but I feel as though is difficult to diagnosis. Bipolar one with the extremes can be easier to diagnoses because of its extremes but the different bipolar disorders that have less of the manic stages or the hypomanic stages appear to be harder to diagnoses. This is something that I struggle with when it comes to diagnosing bipolar disorder. To me it is hard to dictate whether it is a stage or form of depression instead of bipolar disorder. That is the hardest thing when it comes to these different forms of bipolar disorder. I wonder how or what is the clear contrast between depression and bipolar disorder. It seems to be close in relation but bipolar is characterized by the hypomania. I have a difficult time picking up on this though and categorizing these episodes as bipolar disorder instead of depression. One of the articles discussed the complexity of the perceived normal life. For a long time not many had understood bipolar disorder and many have bipolar disorder and have not been diagnosed. It brings in that internal conflict of which one is because their mood can vary day to day and second to second. They may be one person one minute and then experience this rapid mood swing. Although theses don’t occur that rapidly they can definitely throw a person off and a family off. Imagine being a child and your mother’s moods changing. That can be difficult to deal with because you never know the person you are…

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