Warning Signs of Bipolar Disorder: 22 Signs

Bipolar disorder is characterized as a mood disorder, often referred to as manic-depressive disorder. Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder which carries a psychiatric diagnosis. Persons with bipolar disorder may experience periods of deep depression with breaks of mania as a complete mood shift. People with bipolar disorder often have cycles of elevated and depressed mood that fit the description of “manic depression.” Typically, when a person’s illness follows this classic pattern of elevated mood, depressed mood, hyperactivity, impulsivity, low energy, etc., recognizing and diagnosing bipolar disorder can be relatively easy. …

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