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Bipolar Disorder

Information about Bipolar Disorder

We Have to Know about the Bipolar Disorder

  • Characterized by periods of excitability alternating with periods of depression
  • Affects men and women equally and commonly in the age group of 15 to 25 years

Could be dangerous, if the answer is YES for any one of the following questions

  • Antisocial behavior?
  • Suicidal tendencies?

Causes of Bipolar Disorder

  • Disturbances in the areas of the brain that regulate moods

Do’s and Don’ts of Bipolar Disorder

  • Healthy communication with the people
  • Motivating speeches listening

Signs & Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

  • Elevated moods
  • Heightened self-esteem
  • Reckless behavior
  • Poor temper control
  • Persistent sadness
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Withdrawal from friends and activities
  • Persistent thoughts of death

Medical advice for Bipolar Disorder

  • Inability to carry out daily activities

Risk factors of Bipolar Disorder

  • Disturbed life
  • Genetics
  • Environmental
  • Brain structure

Treatment for Bipolar Disorder

  • May require
  • Medicines
  • Electroconvulsive therapy

Self-care for Bipolar Disorder

  • Changing lie style
  • Communication skills improving

Investigations for Bipolar Disorder

  • Lab tests
  • EEG
  • CT and MRI scans of the head.
Causes of Bipolar Disorder
 Causes of Bipolar Disorder