What is Bipolarity?
Bipolar disorder, or manic depression, is a brain disorder that
causes extreme swings in mood, energy, and functioning in a person with the
What are the causes of bipolar disorder?
The exact cause of bipolar disorder is not known, experts and researchers
consider that it is the result of an imbalance in certain parts of the brain, a serious
event in life such as a loss, a chronic illness, the use of all kinds of drugs,
economic problems, and others, can be triggers of an episode in people with a
predisposition to the disorder.
THE SYMPTOMS OF BIPOLAR DISORDER: Mania symptoms – A lot of energy,
increased euphoric state, talking faster, decreased sleep, increased sexual
interest or activity, compulsive shopping.
Depressed or listless state, decreased activity and lack of energy, excessive
sleepiness, feelings of guilt, irritability, suicidal thoughts, and changes in appetite.
How is Bipolarity treated? Psychotherapy and Medication