The Stigma Of Bipolar Disorder

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There is a lot of negative stigma around the word mental illness. In particularly I will be talking about Bipolar disorder. Bipolar is also known as manic depression. It is a serious disorder that affect the brain. It is a very common disorder; In the united state alone, more than 2.3 million cases appeal yearly. Although the cause of is not known for sure. Studies shows that there are a few factors that can make some someone vulnerable to the disorder. The factors as follow: environmental, genetics and last but not least neurochemical. The neurochemical factors are simply due to a malfunction or a dysfunction of the neurotransmitters in the brain. It may remain dormant or triggers by a stress or trauma in the childhood. Research shows that …show more content…
The disorder is categorized as extremely happy(manic phase) and massive depression. The way to describe the disorder might be the feeling of being on a rollercoaster. In the rare cases where it appear in the early childhood are now refer as Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder. Which a severe mood disruption whether it 's in a child or adult. Bipolar disorder can be very disabling. It may get in the way of the daily living activities, such as keeping a job. The severity of the disorder varies from person to person. It is a chronic disorder. Fortunately, despite how intense and disabling symptoms of bipolar disorder can be, they are often can be relieved through treatment. which maybe a combinations of medications, proper diet and …show more content…
During each of the episodes different symptoms are manifest. They may become more frequent over the life span. In most cases, the episode are separated by a period of time where there are little to no symptoms. This is sometimes refer as the normal phase. The mania phase sometimes break down in two category , we have the full mania and Hypomania phase. The Hypomania is not as severe as the mania phase. Before getting the actual symptoms , I will like to bring your attention to the two type of bipolar disorder which are Bipolar disorder I and the Bipolar disorder II. Bipolar disorder II is far more common the bipolar disorder I. Bipolar disorder can be verify severe whether it 's during the mania or the depressive

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