Importance Of Rapid Speech And Incoherent Speech
Changes in Perception- Inflated Self-Esteem, Hallucinations, Paranoia, and Increased Religious Activities
Depression- Changes in Activity- Decreased Energy, Fatigue, Lethargy, Diminished Activity, Insomnia or Hypersomnia, Loss of Interest in Pleasurable Activities, and Social Withdrawal
Physical Changes- Unexplained Aches and Pains, Weight Loss or Gain, Decreased or Increased Appetite, and Psychomotor Agitation or Retardation
Emotional Pain- Prolonged Sadness, Unexplained, Uncontrollable Crying, Feelings of Guilt, Feelings of Worthlessness, Loss of Self-Esteem, Despair, Hopelessness, and Helplessness
Difficult Moods- Irritability, Anger, Worry/Anxiety, Pessimism, Indifference, and Self-Critical Changes in Thought Patterns- Inability to Concentrate, Indecision, Problems with Memory, Disorganized
Preoccupation with Death- Thoughts of Death, Suicidal Ideation, Feeling Dead or …show more content…
Peak age of onset is between fifteen and nineteen years.
· Most people suffering from bipolar disorder who attempt suicide do so very soon after the onset of the disorder.
· Patients suffering from depression and bipolar disorder are far more likely to take their own lives than individuals in any other psychiatric or medical risk group. Without effective treatment, bipolar disorder leads to suicide in nearly 20 percent of cases.
· The mortality rate for untreated bipolar patients is higher than it is for most types of heart disease and many types of cancer.
· Among all those who die by suicide, more than two thirds suffered from a depressive illness or bipolar disorder.
· Although more men than women complete suicide in the general population (4:1), the gender rates for completed suicide in those suffering from bipolar disorder are