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MENTAL HEALTH

The Best Treatment Center for Bipolar Disorder in India

Once commonly known as Maniac Depression illness, has mood swings from mania or depression (Two poles/ Bi polar ) punctuated by periods of stable mood in between Bi-polar Disorder I : Recurrent episode of mania and depression.

MANIA

At least 3 of the following must be there for the most of the the day nearly every day for 1 week or longer
  • High energy , activity
  • Good / Euphoric mood
  • Irritability
  • Racing and Jumbling Thoughts
  • Reduced concentration
  • Less Sleep needed
  • Unrealistic belief in one's ability and power
  • High spending
  • Increased sexual drive
  • Abuse of drugs like alcohol, sleeping pills
  • Provocations or aggressive behavior

TREATMENT

Medication: The three primary goals of medication are

  • Stabilizing the mood
  • Prevention of replace
  • Recovery from the present episode( Mania /depression)
  • Four main types of medications are available and used
  • Mood stabilizer
  • Anti fit /convulsion medicines
  • Anti Psychotics
  • Anti depressants
  • DEPRESSION

    5 or more symptoms of most of the day, nearly every day of a week or weeks or longer Sad/ Empty mood
    • Feeling of hopelessness
    • Feeling of Guilt /worthlessness/ helplessness
    • Sad/ Empty mood
    • Loss of interest in activities once enjoyed
    • Decreased energy- slowdown
    • Difficult concentrating, making decisions
    • Irritability / restless
    • Loss or gain of weights due to changed appetite
    • Chronic pain / non specific bodily symptoms
    • Thought of death, suicidal / suicidal attempts

    PSYCHOTHERAPY

    Help manage the mood states that can interferes with daily activities
    • Family focused Therapy
    • Inter personal & Social Rhythm Therapy
    • Cognitive Behavior Therapy

    RECOVERY

    • Medication as prescribed by psychiatrist
    • Psychotherapy
    • Planning for crisis (high &low moods)
    • Taking care of whole self
    • Exercise
    • Healthy food & Sleep habits
    • Keeping away from alcohol / smoking / drugs
    • Create support system of family , friends and organization

    INTRIGUING FACTS

    • Many people with these symptoms of bipolar disorder don't know that they have it, thinking these mood swing are just a normal part of life
    • 60% of these who have bipolar Disorder abuse alcohol or drug during their lifetime
    • TAbrupt discontinuation of medicine leads to recurrence & potentially hospitalization or suicide
    • People who undergo intensive psychotherapy in addition to medicine have better life satisfaction & better

    FAMOUS PEOPLE WHO HAS BIPOLAR DISORDER

    • Virginia Wolf
    • Vincent Van Gogh
    • Winston Churchill
    • Ludwig van Beethoven
    • Isaac Newton
    • Vivien Leigh