Bipolar disorder

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  • Bipolar Depression And Bipolar Disorder

    from Bipolar Disorder, a mental illness, also known as a mood disorder, is caused by a biological disorder that occurs in a specific part of the brain and is caused by the dysfunction of neurotransmitters in the brain. The disorder is also referred to as manic depression which is a larger condition, and causes extreme mood swings known as bipolar mania (the “highs”) to bipolar depression (“the lows”) also known as episodes. The purpose of this paper is to explore through research the Effect and Impact of those effected by Bipolar Disorder. Bipolar depression and bipolar manic have a great impact on the lives of those affected with the disorder. However, in some cases, bipolar depression tends to have the greatest impact on those experiencing these symptoms. Cause The exact cause of Bipolar Disorder has not been identified but, it can vary from person to person due to the genetic element, and the environmental factors which causes…

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  • Causes Of Bipolar Disorder

    Abstract Bipolar disorder is a mental condition that is associated with the different episodes of the depression. There are two main types associated with the level of the depression the hyper-manic state and the hypomanic state of the patient. There are many causes of the bipolar disorder, but one of the main cause is the stressed life events of the patient. The main part of the body that is affected by the bipolar disorder is the brain cells and the nervous system of the human body. The…

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  • The Stigma Of Bipolar Disorder

    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,…

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  • Bipolar Disorder In Children

    Growing up in a family where bipolar disorder is prominent opens your eyes to the world of mental illness. My brother, a few years older than me, suffered from this illness. His severe mood swings told us that something wasn’t right. He would move on from doctor to doctor after being their patient for merely a few weeks. They thought it was just his hormones, being that he was a young boy going through the puberty stage of life. Until his symptoms got worse. Lying left and right, switching moods…

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  • Bipolar Disorder Case Study

    INTRODUCTION Bipolar disorder is a brain disorder that causes shifts in mood, energy, and/or activity levels. To put it simply, to carry out day to day activities can become more of a borden with the fluctuation of different moods. People who are diagnosed with bipolar disorder experience “manic” or “depressive” episodes. Manic episodes are characterized as feeling very “up”, “high” or euphoric. People who are experiencing this episode tend to talk rather quickly about different subjects to…

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  • Bipolar Disorders: A Case Study

    Bipolar disorder is a medical condition that causes periods of mania and depression ( Manji, Martinowich, & Schloesser, 2009, p.726). The length of episodes can vary from days to weeks. Full recovery can typically be seen between episodes. The Bipolar disorder general population is 2% with the median on set age of 25 years old (Hales, Hilty, Kelly, Leamon, & Lim, 2006, p.43). Affecting both male and female alike. However, Bipolar II is more common in women, whereas Bipolar I in men (Hales,…

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  • Bipolar Disorder Case Study

    Bipolar Disorder in the Primary Care Setting Mental disorders can severely affect an individual’s cognition and functionality. “Bipolar disorder (BD) represents a major public health concern; the World Health Organization (WHO) ranks BD as the sixth leading cause of years lost due to disability in young adults” (Rosa et al., 2010, p. 984). A case of a 24-year-old patient (Carla) with history of major depression and substance abuse was presented. Carla’s primary care physician (Dr. Benson) had…

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  • Four Types Of Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar Disorder According to the National institute of Mental health, Bipolar Disorder or manic-depressive illness is a mental health disorder which is characterized by shifts in mood, activity, energy, and ability to complete daily tasks (NIMH, 2016a, p.1). There are four types of the Bipolar Disorder. The four types of Bipolar Disorder include Bipolar I, Bipolar II, Cyclothymic Disorder, and specified and unspecified Bipolar and Related Disorders. (NIMH, 2016a, p.1). The main…

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  • Importance And Meaning Of Bipolar Disorder

    Everyone, at various times in life, feels sad, this is normal, but there is a difference between sadness and being depressed. Depression is not a character flaw or sign of personal weakness, you can 't make yourself snap out of it or lighten up depression is a serious sign of becoming bipolar. Bipolar disorder is a worldwide pandemic affliction. In this essay I’m going to report about the importance and the meaning of bipolar disorder, the types of genes that are involved, the two types of…

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  • Bipolar Disorder Video Analysis

    I had an elementary understanding of Bipolar Disorder (BD). After reading the two assigned studies “Extra dimensions in all aspects of life-the meaning of life with bipolar disorder” and “Definitional Issues in Bipolar Disorder Across the Life Cycle” I feel they greatly expanded my understanding of BD. The videos, “Manic Episode” and “Rapid Cycling” provided me with a real life understanding of what BD looks like. In “Manic Episode” the viewer experiences what it is like to interact with a…

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