Bipolar Disorder~ Depression

By: Grace Martino

What is it?

Bipolar Disorder is a depressive disorder that effects the brain function.

Depressive Bipolar Disorder Signs and Symptoms

~ Loss of interest in usual activities

~ Prolonged sad or irritable mood

~ Loss of energy or fatigue

~ Feelings of guilt or worthlessness

~ Sleeping for too long or not sleeping enough

~ Drop in grades

~ Cannot focus or concentrate

~ Unable to experience pleasure

~ Anger

~ Worry

~ Anxiety

~ Thoughts of death or suicide

How does Bipolar affect someone?

~Kids~ You would notice that a child with bipolar would not have the same behavioral patterns that an adult with bipolar would.

~Anybody~ You would notice that the person would have rapid mood swings and high anxiety.

Other names of Bipolar

There are many different names for bipolar, here are some you might hear:

~ Manic Depression

~ Manic-Depressive Disorder

~ Manic-Depressive Illness

~ Bipolar Mood Disorder

~ Bipolar Affective Disopder

Different Types of Bipolar

There are