Bipolar Disorder

  • Depression: Unipolar and Bipolar Disorder

    bipolar as it does not have any history of mania involved. People with unipolar basically suffer depression from mild to severe in nature. On the other hand, people that have bipolar disorder that ignites the feeling of euphoria, the person may have grandiose ideas, believing that idea will be the next billion dollar deal, and nothing can sway that exaggerated thought. People who suffer from bipolar can spend days at a time without sleeping as their mind races with one exaggerated thought after

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  • Bipolar

    Bipolar Disorder: A Cognitive Behavioral Approach Introduction Bipolar Disorder is a condition that many children and adolescents across the nation struggle with. The Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation estimates that “at least three quarters of a million American children and teenagers struggle with bipolar disorder, many of whom are undiagnosed and untreated (as cited in Killu & Crundwell, 2008, p. 245). Individuals with this disorder not only suffer emotionally and socially, but

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar Disorder The symptoms of Bipolar disorder are depression, mood swings, mania, and cyclothymia. There are two types of Bipolar disorder there is type I, which is manic depression (Bipolar Disorder, 2011) Patients with bipolar disorder II have never had any mania, instead the patient experiences periods of high energy levels and impulsiveness that are not as extreme as mania. This form of bipolar disorder is also called hypomania, the periods of extreme highs alternate with episodes of

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  • Diagnosing Bipolar Disorder in “the Yellow Wallpaper”: a Textual Analysis

    Erica M. Blair Erin Adair-Hodges English 1102-52 August 12, 2010 Diagnosing Bipolar Disorder in “The Yellow Wallpaper”: A Textual Analysis Clinical psychology was a field of major interest in the 19th century, but its early theories and diagnoses are now obsolete. Since its inception, mental illness has been a concept used to disenfranchise and stigmatize eccentric individuals. However, its use against women by men in the 19th century was profoundly great. Some mental disorders

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    Psychotherapy: Bipolar Disorder Psychotherapy: Bipolar Disorder By March 2, 2012 Psychotherapy: Bipolar Disorder I’ve chosen to research treatment for bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder is also referred to as manic-depressive illness. Bipolar disorder causes severe changes in mood and attitude. Elevated energy levels and depression can sometimes alternate. Bipolar disorder can also be severe enough to cause delusions and hallucinations. There’s quite a wide array of treatment

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar Disorder Ray Bradbury once said, “insanity is relative. It depends on who has who locked in what cage.” That statement could very well have been penned specifically for sufferers of bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder is known as a manic-depressive disorder and is a psychiatric diagnosis that covers a plethora of mood disorders. Bipolar is defined by the presence of one or more episodes of abnormally elevated moods, clinically referred to as mania or (if milder) hypomanias. Bipolar

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  • Bipolar Disorder in Children

    Bipolar Disorder in Children The term “bipolar” came from putting together the Latin roots bi, meaning two and polus, which pertains to a geographical pole, like the North and South Pole. Thus, bipolar means two poles or two extremes in mood or behavior. A Greek physician named Arataeus of Cappadocia from the second century A.D. was the first person to recognize symptoms of bipolar disorder. Arataeus’s observations of patient’s mood swing symptoms are what are now known as bipolar disorder. He

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar disorder, also called Manic Depression, is defined as a condition in which people go back and forth between periods of a very good or irritable mood and depression. It is a mental illness caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain and can be managed with regular, ongoing, counseling and medication. The “mood swings”, as they are often called, between regular happy moods and depressions can last for days, hours or can be very quick. Bipolar disorder affects both men and women. There is

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  • Bipolar

    Bipolar Disorder, also known as Manic Depression, involves episodes of mania and depression, with periods of stability. Manic episodes are characterized by elevated energy levels, restlessness, feeling of nothing can go wrong, and high self-confidence; while depressive episodes are the exact opposite: low energy, sluggish, sadness, and feeling of hopelessness. Occasionally, people suffering from Bipolar Disorder can suffer more severe symptoms such as hallucinations, delusions, and disorganized

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar Disorder Introduction Also known as manic-depressive disorders, bipolar disorder is defined as a psychological state in which a person experiences a mood disorder causing radical alterations in their moods which can vary from manic highs to depressive lows. Elevated levels of either manic and depression are some of the common experiences that are encountered by a person suffering from this order. During the course of this discussion we will look at some of the key aspects

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  • Bipolar Disorder: a Case Study

    MINDANAO SANITARIUM AND HOSPITAL COLLEGE SCHOOL OF NURSING A CASE PRESENTATION OF BIPOLAR 1 DISORDER In Partial Fulfillment of the Course NCM 105 Related Learning Experiences January 2013 Table of Contents The Authors Acknowledgement Dedication Objectives of the Study Introduction CHAPTER I -Assessment Psychiatric Nursing History Anamnesis Genogram Mini Mental Status Examination Mental Status Exam Physical Assessment Diagnostic Studies Nurse’s Progress Notes

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  • Bipolar

    Bipolar: The Emotional Curse Many people today suffer from a condition called manic-depressive disorder, more common known by many people as bipolar disorder. Bipolar is mental illness that has been around since the 16 century. This condition affects a person by giving them instant mood swings. One can be happy at one point time and in a few seconds be upset for no reason. It’s a condition that affects approximately 5.7 million people in the United Sates or 5% of people in the world. (Bipolar

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    Bipolar Disorders Abstract A particular celebrity has received recent media attention for his behavior. There has been much speculation as to whether his behavior could be explained by a diagnosis of bipolar. Approximately one to three percent of the world’s population has been diagnosed with a bipolar disorder. (Merikangas, ?) Americans have a higher occurrence of over four percent. (Merikangas, ?) Bipolar disorders do not discriminate between genders and is being

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    At least two million Americans are living with manic-depression, more commonly known as Bipolar Disorder(Some Facts On Bipolar Disorder). Bipolar disorder is a major mood disorder that causes episodes of mania and depression and is a lifelong psychological disorder. . There are three types of bipolar disorders: Bipolar I, Bipolar II, and Cyclothymia. They all have similar symptoms but are categorized by manic and depressive episodes of different length and severity. Bipolar I is categorized

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar Disorder Breawn D. Mitchell HCA/240 May 19, 2013 Pamela S. Card Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder is a severe mental condition that causes a person to have emotions that are extremely intense and unpredictable. Individuals with this condition will change from ultimate cheerfulness, energy, and clarity to complete anguish, fatigue, and agitation. Suffering from this condition could lead to suicide. The individual can experience moods that are highly elevated that can last a

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  • Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens

    Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens Crystal Revis HCS 245 June 10, 2013 Joan Ralph Webber Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens Bipolar disorder is a very common disorder in adults all across the country, with more than 10 million confirmed cases (Webmd, 2013), and even worldwide. For many years, it was thought that only adults could develop the disorder, but now, with new research, studies have shown that the disorder is showing up more and more in teens and children alike. But

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    The History of Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder also known by many as manic depression is a serious mental disorder that is associated by unusual and severe changes in a person’s mood, the changes range from feeling low and depressed to the high state of euphoria (manic), it is these changes that are the classical symptoms of Bipolar Disorder. This disorder has been around for a very long time; in fact it wasn’t until the end of the 20th century that the disease was officially

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  • Bipolar Disorder and How It Affects a Persons Daily Routine

    How Bipolar Disorder affects the routine life of a person Lynn University Introduction will begin with information on Bipolar disorder and symptoms to look for. I will add some facts and what treatments are available. Once I get into explain what it is and how to look for it, I want to get into some treatment and medicine that is given. After getting into the explanation and care for the disorder, I would like to explain how it affects your daily routine and what is needed to overcome

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    Abstract Bipolar disorder (also known as manic-depression) is a chronic brain disorder marked by bouts of extreme and impairing changes in mood, energy, overwhelming thoughts, and behavior. What is it going to take to get people to comprehend what it really means to be bipolar? Well that’s a question we should all think about; whether it pertains to your child or someone else’s. Observing and documenting the child’s behavior and mood changes is the first step. There are several symptoms that

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar Disorder Persuasive Writing March 10, 2013 Bipolar disorder affects approximately 2.2 million Americans (Stanford School of Medicine, 2011). It is referred to as manic-depressive disorder. Bipolar disorder “is associated with mood swings that range from the lows of depression to the highs of mania” (Mayo Clinic Staff, 2012). This disorder equally affects women and men. Typically this illness begins in early adulthood and will continue for the rest of the person’s life. My

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar Disorder Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness is a disorder in the brain that is characterized by bizarre changes in mood. Individuals with bipolar disorder experience shifts from depression to mania (an energetic mood). According to “Healthline” (2005-2013), “little new was discovered about bipolar disorder until French psychiatrist Jean-Pierre Falret published an article in 1851 describing what he called “la folie circulaire,” which

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  • Bipolar Disorder - Effect on One's Life

    Bipolar Disorder: Effects on One’s Life Seminar II: Developing Learning Tools Ottawa University Ms. Nancy Hindle Tonya Nelson April 11, 2012 Abstract This literature review explores bipolar disorder (BD) and how it can affect one’s life. Patients experience extreme highs (mania/hypomania) and lows (depression) with this disorder. These episodes vary by type. There are various types of BD as well as multiple forms of treatments. There are also links between alcohol abuse

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    Bipolar Disorder Ginger Zacharias Kaplan College Bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness that causes dramatic mood swings. People with bipolar disorder cycle from energetic highs and lows or irritable moods, to sad and hopeless moods and then back again. Bipolar disorder is a serious illness that causes dramatic mood swings. People with bipolar cycle from energetic highs and lows or irritable moods, to sad hopeless moods and then back again

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  • Bipolar

    Coping with Bipolar Disorder November 10, 2013 Coping with Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder is described as someone that has mood swings or mood changes that are extremely high or extremely low and interfere with that person’s daily life. Some refer to this disorder as “manic depression”. I intend to give you a glimpse into the details of what happens to someone with bipolar disorder, what can be done to manage the disorder, and what others can do to help the person with the disorder

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  • Bipolar

    The causes of this condition are contributed by genetic factors and as well as environmental influence (Kato, 2007). Study of Genetics had suggested that the regions of chromosome and the candidate genes are responsible for development of bipolar disorder. Genes of an individual are likely to effect in a small way to this disorder. Abnormalities or anomalies in the structural and functional circuits of brain could cause bipolar. Meta analyses of MRI study on structural basis of bipolar reports

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  • Bipolar

    Diagnosing Bipolar Disorder in Adolescents Before the 1990s, it was believed that children under the age of eighteen would have been rarely diagnoses with bipolar disorder. This all changed in the mid-1990s when there were 800,000 children labeled with bipolar disease and an astonishing number were under the age of five (Carmichael, 2008). The controversial findings have alerted psychiatrists and psychologists that the disease is much more common than originally thought (Carmichael, 2008

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  • Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

    Treatment of Bipolar Disorder - 1 Running Head: TREATMENT OF A MOOD DISORDER Treatment of Bipolar Disorder Frances Watson Psychology 201, Summer 2009 Professor Kiely July 17, 2009 Paper submitted to Prof. Kiely for Psychology 201, 8/17/2010 Treatment of Bipolar Disorder - 2 Abstract This essay will be reviewing the ways in which persons with the mood disorder bipolar disorder are given treatment for their illness. The stages of treatment, components, and results of treating

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  • Bipolar

    Bounxou Xayavong Anwar Chaudhry MD Human Anatomy and Physiology П 18 January 2009 Bipolar Disorder For my assigned research report, I will be covering Bipolar Disorder. I will be discussing what Bipolar disorder is, who it affects? Signs and symptoms, what causes it? How it’s diagnosed? Treatment and managing bipolar disorders in the next following paragraphs. What is Bipolar disorder? Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    [pic] Integrated Marketing Communication Submitted To: Madam Aneesa Zafar Assignment: Writing a Term Paper Registration No: SP07-BBA-033 Submitted By: Sidrah Khan Class: BBA-8 Circadian Rhythms as a basis of mood disorder, in particular bipolar disorder. Introduction: The complex structure and the functions of the human body has been a subject of study by a lot of individuals since a very long time. The curiosity of the human

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  • What Is Bipolar Disorder

    What Is Bipolar Disorder? COMM/156 5/25/2012 Mary Clark “What a creature of strange moods [Winston Churchill] is - always at the top of the wheel of confidence or at the bottom of an intense depression,” once said William Maxwell "Max" Aitken. Bipolar disorder is a chemical imbalance in the brain that has yet to be unraveled; it causes many mood swings that can happen at a moment’s notice without a word. With many mental illnesses in order to diagnose them it takes time and observation

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar Disorder: Research, Controversy and Treatment Abstract Bipolar disorders are mood disorders that include one or more manic or hypomanic episodes and usually one or more depressive episode. Although the exact explanation of the onset of this disorder is not known, there are several different theories the may apply. A considerable amount of research is now being conducted to identify causes for the mood disorders. The diagnosis of bipolar disorder has led to many

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    BIPOLAR DISORDER PSY/340 Today there are many different illnesses that affect the structure and function of the brain. Learning Team B decided to do their research on bipolar Disorder. Team B will evaluate the teams’ presentation and be able to describe the illness. Explain the neurological damage or changes to the brain as a result of the illness. Explain the behavioral functional changes that can occur as a result. Describe the suspected known causes of the illness. Discuss the

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  • Bipolar Disorder Outline

    Bipolar Disorder Outline Casandra Smith PSY 350 Instructor Charles Coull June 9, 2014 I. Introduction A. Thesis- Bipolar Disorder is considered a mental disorder and it is one of the most common affective disorders. Basically it is more biological more than anything else. Since psychology is the science of the mind and behavior, it is safe to say that Bipolar disorder can also be caused by a malfunction in neurotransmitters such as serotonin or norepinephrine, as is the case with most

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  • Bipolar Disorder Case Study

    Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder is described as a mental disorder marked by alternating periods of elation and depression. An experiment concerning emotional reactivity in bipolar disorder has been conducted with the hypothesis stating that the depressive phase in bipolar patients could modify emotional reactivity in comparison to healthy subjects. The methods used for this experiment include IAPS (International Affective Picture System) and SAM (Self-Assessment Manikin). IAPS is

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    PSY/450 Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder is a long-term brain disorder that causes sporadic shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out daily living tasks. Symptoms of bipolar disorder can be very severe. Individuals suffering from bipolar disorder can experience the normal ups and downs but at a more intense level than that of which all individuals experience from one time to another (BIPOLAR DISORDER, n.d.). Bipolar disorder often appears in the later teen

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar Disorder Everybody have some kind of mood swing in their life. Moods may be happy or sad; energized or sluggish; embodying various combinations of emotional states. A mood might consist of feelings as well as the thoughts and judgments that give feelings their meaning. An anxious mood may shift into an excited mood with a simple change of perspective, and a depressed mood may shift into a happier one upon hearing pleasing news. Moods are typically transient things that shift

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  • Bipolar

    Abstract Bipolar disorder has two levels that is associated with mental illness. The diagnosis of Bipolar disorder correlation with other disorders and has made it very difficult to diagnoses without connecting it to another mental illness. The most common links associated with Bipolar are mood disorders, disruptive disorders, panic disorders, and anxiety disorders to name a few. Each of these disorders has very similar symptoms changing personalities at any given time. Bipolar I and II

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  • Bipolar Disorder Depression Anxiety

    In addition, people with bipolar disorder are at higher risk for thyroid disease, migraine headaches, heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and other physical illnesses.12,13 These illnesses may cause symptoms of mania or depression, or they may be caused by some medications used to treat bipolar disorder. She’s manic but she will eventually come down – if meds not managed this could be very bad. Bipolar disorder usually lasts a lifetime. Episodes of mania and depression typically come back

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  • The Bipolar Disorder

    The Bipolar Disorder Barbara Nelson Liberty University Abstract Those with bipolar disorders have changes in mood that effect energy

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar Disorder HCA/240 Prepared by: Ta’Kesha N. Cutter Prepared for: Wanda Carter Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, has been researched since the 1st Century in Greece, and is one of the earliest recorded illnesses. Bipolar disorder causes extreme mood swings. These mood swings include extreme lows such as depression, as well as extreme highs such as mania or hypomania. When one becomes depressed they may feel hopeless or sad and lose interest or

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar Disorder By: Nikki Dillenbeck PY 231 Grand Rapids Community College Everyone has ups and downs in their mood. Happiness, sadness, and anger are normal emotions and an essential part of everyday life. In contrast, Bipolar Disorder is a medical condition were their mood swings are more elaborate and out of proportion, and usually are not related to a certain situation. These mood swings their experiencing damages their normal functioning in everyday life. “People with bipolar

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    Introduction Bipolar Disorder (previously known as Manic Depression) is a chronic psychological disorder that alternates between high periods, called mania or hypomania; low periods of depression; and/or transitional periods called mixed states, where both mania and depression occurs simultaneously. Bipolar often presents abnormal mood swings that affect ones quality of life by altering patterns of sleep, energy, activity, attention and impulses. Types and Variations There are two main

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  • Bipolar Disorder

     Boarman 1                    Bipolar Disorder  Ray Boarman  Community College of Baltimore County                                                          Boarman 2    Bipolar Disorder    Auntie Pauline was always a blast to be around. Filled with a seemingly endless supply of  energy, my brother and I used to love when she visited. We would run around my grandfathers  yard playing tag or swinging on the tire swing with her. However, months

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    BipoBipolar disorder, also known as manicdepressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. Bipolar disorder is A lifelong stipulation A temper disarray that can drive immoderate drops in temper—from manic highs to saddening lows.  Depression- Depression is one of the a couple of behaviors an individual endures from when he or she is bipolar. Though anyone can get bipolar and suffer from

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  • Bipolar Disorder an Overview

    Tatiana Terranova   11/26/15  p.1  Health  Bipolar Disorder    Bipolar disorder, formerly known as manic disorder affect more than 3 million people in  the us each year    It’s a   isorder associated with episodes of mood swings ranging from  . d depressive lows to manic highs    Bipolar disorder can't be cured, but treatment may help      . . However, it requires a medical diagnosis by a trusted medical professional    Also, bipolar can be  . chronic lasting years or a lifetime

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar Disorder Introduction Bipolar disorder is a serious mental disorder. People who have bipolar disorder feel very happy and energized some days, and very sad and depressed on other days. Abnormal and risky behaviors caused by mood swings can cause people affected by bipolar disorder to lose jobs, friends and money. It can also lead to substance abuse and addiction. In some cases, it may lead to suicide. It is estimated that up to 2% of the population may have bipolar disorder

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar Disorder Resources Bipolar Disorder Resources When you struggle with Bipolar Disorder, you will often feel alone. It is more common in our present day to be aware of any mental disorders and is more accepted. There are local organizations to help aide in dealing with bipolar disorder. The worldwide internet makes it even easier to find help if you are struggling. You can gain access to these organizations by simply researching the disorder. Understanding Bipolar Disorder

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar Disorder Research Paper Evaluating Bipolar Disorder History of the Disorder Bipolar Disorder, formally known as “manic-depressive disorder,” is one of the oldest disorders that dates back to the second century. Aretaeus, who lived in the ancient city Cappadocia in Turkey, was the first to find and connect symptoms of mania and depression. Jules Farlet connected depression to suicide in 1854 and led to the term “Bipolar Disorder.” He found that moments of depression were linked to

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar Disorder Ashley Lannon Introduction to Psychology Professor Deborah Schlobach Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness is not just mood swings it is a brain disorder that can cause uncommon shifts in a person’s mood, energy, and ability to function in everyday activities. Bipolar disorder is more than just usual mood swings that you, or I might have from time to time, they are much more than that. Before you can fully

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  • Bipolar Disorder in Hamlet

    Sara Koziol Ms. Samsa AP Literature and Composition 9 May 2016 Bipolar Disorder in Hamlet There are several reasons why one would suspect Prince Hamlet to have bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder has five classifications, including: bipolar I, bipolar II, rapid cycling, mixed bipolar, and cyclothymia. It causes mood swings, severe depression, extreme feelings, and/or confusion. Hamlet, said to be about twenty years old, has been through so much more than the typical twenty year old has

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