Bipolar Disorder In Winston Churchill's Personal And Social Life

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From birth all individuals are placed in environments that they must adapt to through all phases of their life. No one person is the same nor will they function the same cognitively. With that being said the mental status will differ from person to person. Especially if a mental or psychological disorder presents itself. Psychological disorders may affect the mental or behavioral patterns in individuals. It may also be perceived as distress or the inability to function in everyday life. Now in this paper I will give in detail how mental illness (bipolar disorder and dyslexia) affected Winston Churchill 's personal and social life. Secondly I will expound on some of the symptoms and warning signs of this illness. Then in closing, I will …show more content…
Winston Churchill was no different than other brilliant minds throughout history who battled with. But he suffered from Dyslexia and Bipolar Disorder for a majority of his life. Dyslexia presented significant learning difficulties for him, including issues with his speech (speech impediment, stuttering, Lisps). Which he had to relentlessly work on to overcome. Churchill 's had many different obstacles to overcome in his life, but made it no barrier to what he wanted to accomplish. Bipolar Disorder considerably affected how he lived his personal life. It caused him to show signs of low energy, fewer interests, losses to his appetite, and difficulty concentrating. But in his social life it made him become abnormally restlessness, and working excessively long hours …show more content…
Some indicators that individuals may be dyslexic is late talking, may take significantly longer for individuals to learn new words. People who are dyslexic may also have difficulty memorizing, trouble spelling, or problems thinking and understanding. In addition to delayed ability to read/comprehend, headache and even speech impairment. If it 's a chronic case of dyslexia can last for numerous years or permanently. Some medical disorders that are related t dyslexia are ADHD, Auditory processing disorder, Visual processing issues, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia and Executive functioning issues. Bipolar Disorder has various counterparts that affect an individuals abilities, behaviors and may it difficult for them to live a healthy lifestyle. Some of the symptoms that he displayed was depression, suicidal intention, mania, and a decreased need for sleep and on. Also lengthened fits of manic-depression. This disorder cannot be cured, but may be treated. It can either last for a number of years or permanently. A typical outburst may last days too weeks at a time, or several times a year or throughout the year. A mania may include symptoms outbursts of elevated moods or irritability. When experiencing a manic episode, a individual may abnormal strength and energy levels and may have decreased desire to sleep. They can also have occurrences of psychosis. When a person shows signs of depression include feeling

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