Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

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Bipolar disorderBipolar disorder is a mental problem that causes rapid and large mood swings, ranging from depression to manic or a great excitement that is not normal. The Journal of the American Medical Association calls the following symptoms as an indication of bipolar disorder:

Manic phase:
-Improved mood that is not normal
-Anger and feelings of irritability.
-Talking and thinking very fast
-Likes to switch subjects during conversation
-Tend to do things at high risk but also often makes the wrong decision.
-Feeling no need to sleep enough

Depression phase:
-Feeling very sad suddenly, lose interest in something that is very enjoyable.
-Feeling anxious, guilty, hopeless or cries.
-Sudden weight change
-Tend to take illegal drugs.
-Often thought of suicide.

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