Bipolar Disorder Essay

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Bipolar Disorder a Mystery Mental Health Problem and The cause and effects on Bipolar Disorders Alfreda Mazyck Limestone College Abstract One percent of people will develop bipolar disorder. Miklowitz stated that being able to put your illness in an informational context helps you to prevent or at least minimize the damage associated with future recurrences of the disorder, and set appropriate goals for your immediate and long-term future. The purpose of this research paper is to enlighten families and friends about bipolar disorders. The paper will describe what are bipolar disorders, cause, symptoms, types, diagnosis, and treatments. Through this research paper we will give the definition and examples on bipolar disorders.…show more content…
What are the diagnosis and treatments for bipolar disorders? Once these questions are addressed, we should understand what bipolar disorders are. What are Bipolar Disorders? Bipolar disorders are a scary mental disease. The disease is scary because our friends and family misunderstand this disease. Everyone thinks that the disease is an emotional or psychological problem and your friends and family think you can overcome this condition by will power. Zieman stated: Bipolar disorder used to be call manic-depressive disorder. It causes extreme changes in mood, thinking, and behavior. There are two phases, a manic phase and a depressed. In the manic phase you feel highly energized and are very active. In the depressed phase you are very depressed. Most people with bipolar disorder have these severe mood swings many times during their lives. What Causes Bipolar…show more content…
Bipolar disorders involve episodes of depression and mania to a certain degree. There are several types of dipolar disorder. They include bipolar I, bipolar II, cyclothymic disorder, mixed bipolar, and rapid-cycling bipolar disorder. In 2010 John Ingram Walker, MD designed this chart in his book Complete Mental Health so the readers could understand the different types of bipolar and distinguishing the features of the disease. His findings are summarized in Table 4-1. Table 4-1
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