Bipolar Disorder – What Exactly Is It?
Bipolar disorder is one of the psychological conditions characterized by mood swings and energy. Mood swings or changes can be both – either despair or happiness. Statistics show that each year around 1.8% of Australian adults have bipolar disorder. The BPD Treatment includes proper medication, psychiatrist consultation, and psychosomatic treatment by a psychologist.
Bipolar disorder directly affects the routine life of an individual. But the good news is, depending on its intensity, managing the BPD treatment can be easy. A successful BPD treatment plan can be formed when we know the exact cause. It is possible with the help of prescribed medication and a stress management plan. But, if an individual ignores BPD treatment and takes it lightly, it becomes difficult for him or her to face and deal with the situations at home, work, school, or society.
Those individuals suffering from bipolar disorder, depict rising and falling mood types.
·Depressed Incident: low disposition, the feeling of bleakness, severe grief, and lack of interest in life-pleasures.
·Overexcited or Hyper-manic Incident: Super-high agitation, extremely high mood, intrusive thoughts, which cannot be stopped, sleep disorder, and rapid speech.
What Is The Influence Of Bipolar Disorder?
If BPD treatment is ignored, then consequently these mood swings affect not only the individuals who are suffering but also have long-term negative effects on the other family members and partners.
It has been observed that no two individuals have a similar type of bipolar disorder. The pattern and characteristics of the mood changes are different. But the common fact is their behavioral changes cannot be controlled by these individuals. They can surely understand the consequences of their erratic mood, only after they are settled down or the incident is over.
What Are The Primary Warning Signs Of Bipolar Disorder For Hypomania & Mania?
An unwary behavior like feeling at the peak of their success blended with very high energy levels. Following are the signs of Hypomania and Mania:
·Not getting enough sleep
·Anxiety, Bad temper, highly emotional
·Eager with different schemes, strategies, and wild concepts
·Deep expressive behavior
·Lack of concentration
·Speedy communication and non-stop negative thoughts
·Increased sexual energy, flirty and coquettish
·Neglecting to eat, time mismanagement
·Suspicious & unreasonable thoughts
·Finding additional symbolism in events, patterns, and words – similar to “Seeing Codes”
·Increased writing. Continual contact with friends and family members
·Increased alcohol intake, drug abuse
·Adamant and believable
·Tendency of commencing arguments with family members and friends
·Any passion or hobby driven activity to follow without any stoppage, not even to drink, eat, or sleep
·Increased interest in religious and spiritual activities
·Exceeding the working hours, especially for the projects undertaken
What Are The Primary Warning Signs Of Bipolar Disorder Or Bipolar Depression?
·Alteration in sleeping patterns – either extreme sleeping or insomnia
·Lethargy and tiredness
·To remain awake and watch TV, project work, etc.
·Increased bad temper
·Absence of enthusiasm and attentiveness
·Stopping and evading socializing, failing to answer or return a phone call, canceling all community meetings.
·Variation in eating habits – either overeating or food nausea
·Reduced sex drive
·Increased uneasiness and feeling unimportant
·Reduced interest in hobbies and leisureliness
·Listening to sad & depressing songs
·Unnecessary sick holidays
·Shrugging off from accountabilities, routine tasks, and avoiding responsibility
·Suddenly begin to cry without any reason
What Are Various Types Of Bipolar Therapies, Interventions, And BPD Treatments?
If you find some of these symptoms in you, or your close relatives/friends then you should immediately contact a mental health practitioner. It is always advised to take someone with you before visiting the medical professional.
There are two important and highly effective therapies suggested as BPD treatment:
·Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
You can view the above-mentioned two therapies on the Intervention Page of our website. Not only these therapies are highly effective for the person who has been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder but, also for their immediate relatives and partners!