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Bipolar Disorder Types

                                                    Are you searching for treatments for bipolar disorder?

                                                        So, what you know about bipolar disorder?

                                                         Do you know bipolar has classifications?

 

Help is the primary step:

The individual with any mental disorders are usually designated as potentially violent, even if they have zero percent of violent history or any violent drifts. When it comes to bipolar disorders, particularly people believe strongly that they are capable of doing anything violent. Instead of helping them to come out of this disorder we are the one’s who wrongly misunderstand this concept and let their violent behavior to show off.

 

What is a Bipolar Disorder?

Bipolar disorder is a severe mood swing that scaled by the sensational changeover. The key characteristic graphs fall in-between episodes of mania (high mood) and depression (low mood). They experience this for a period of a few hours to months. To know more about bipolar Click here

 

What are the types?

Bipolar I:  It is considered as the classic type of bipolar concepts ranging from manic to depressive illness. Bipolar I is marked by one or more manic episodes (when the individual suffers both a mania and a depression of varying length).

 

Bipolar II: This type is characterized by irresistible mood swing, from elevated mood to depressed mood. Bipolar II symptoms sound similar like bipolar I, and diagnosed majorly on women rather than men. 21 is the average age for both bipolar I and bipolar II disorder

As mentioned above about similarities the common between both disorder are depressed episodes, but also rarely experience hypomanic episodes rather than manic episodes. Hypomanic are the milder version of manic episodes.

 

Cyclothymia: The individual who suffers cyclothymia have episodes of hypomania and depression. Which comparatively shorter and less severe than major manic depressive episodes, but they frequently fluctuate. over the lap of timeframe, the severity of the illness may change.

 

Rapid Cycling: This type is a pattern of frequent, discrete episodes in bipolar. The individual might encounter four or more manic, hypomanic, depressive episodes in 1 year. As its name implies rapid cycling, occurs in regular cycles with respect to random pattern roller coaster.

 

Mixed episodes: In the case of bipolar I and bipolar II involves mood swing ranges from depression to mania whereas in mixture state the individual encounters both states at the same time.

 

  Bipolar I Bipolar II
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❖        Inflated self-image (Grandiosity)

❖        Rapid and loud speech

❖        Random speech without any link to other

❖        Increased energy, with hyperactivity

❖        Too much sleep or too little

❖        Hypersexuality

❖        Substance abuse

 

❖        Depressed in mood

❖        Lack of interest in all activities

❖        Sleeping too little or too much

❖        Gain/loss weight significantly

❖        Lack of self-esteem

❖        Guilty feeling

❖        Agitated movements

❖        Finding difficulty in making decisions

❖        Suicidal thought

 

 

 

  Cyclothymia Rapid Cycling
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M

P

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M

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❖        Euphoria (Exaggerated feeling of happiness)

❖        Risk thoughts

❖        Talking more than normal

❖        Poor judgement

❖        Thinking of suicide

❖        Guilt feeling

❖        Weight loss

 

 

❖        Sad mood

❖        Preoccupation with failure

❖        Lack of memory

❖        Social isolation

❖        Decreased in sexual drive

❖        Extreme excitement and inactivity

 

 

  Mixed episodes
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M

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❖        Fast jumped speech

❖        Inappropriately acting

❖        Being over social, rude and suggestive

❖        Irritated easily

❖        Substance abuse

❖        The sense of shame

 

For treatment:

If you think you or your loved one may be experiencing bipolar symptoms , it’s advisable to visit a physicist. Statistics shows that the individual’s first symptom occur a long time before they actually seek medical help and other 30% of them never seek medical help. For all kinds of bipolar types treatment options available with top priority personal care reach us @ +91 96111 94949 or visit www.cadabams.org

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