bipolar affective disorder

What is bipolar disorder, how is it treated?

Bipolar disorder which is also called manic depressive disorder is an illness of the brain which causes changes and deterioration in areas like the person’s mood, energy level, activity level, and ability to carry out daily tasks.

Bipolar Mood Disorder

It is also known as Manic Depressive Psychosis or Bipolar Affective Disorder. It is characterised by periods of depression that occur from time to time, and at the other end periods of mood elevation. The depressive state displays the characteristics I explained in my article called Depression. Mania presents a picture of increased self-confidence, increased libido, accelerated associations, increased motor activities, excessive energy, lack of sleep without tiredness the next morning, lack of appetite, passion for shopping, excessive travelling, rejoicing without any reason.