Taking Manic Depression Seriously

Barbara10Broek By Barbara10Broek, 5th Jan 2011 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Manic depression or Bipolar depression is believed among the severest type of depressive disorder that individuals suffer from.

Bipolar Depression Can be Treated

Manic depression or Bipolar depression is believed among the severest type of depressive disorder that individuals suffer from. Characterized by sudden and intense alterations in their mood, manic depressive illness is called such because manic = mania pertains to the 'up moods' while depression pertains to the 'down moods'.

Numerous people actually undergo erratic alterations in their moods, sometimes, these mood swings may just be caused by PMS (pre-menstrual syndrome) or stress. Doctors have named mood swings as a standard symptom of depression.

It is when these mood swings have gone to extremes, from getting irked by the simplest of things like not getting your favorite ice cream flavor, this could be believed typical except, when you overreact, curse and swear at the seller and have preposterous fits, this might represent the beginning of Manic depression. The 'manic' or 'ups' in Manic depression is distinguished by the times when a person could feel excessively exalted periods, comprising of enhanced energy, an abrupt outburst of euphoric mood, intense snappishness, thoughts racing, also as aggressive behavior. These manic periods of time can endure as long as a day or up to a week.

The 'low' or 'down' periods, as its name suggests can actually bring someone who is on a high “manic” period into the symptoms to those who are suffering from depression - a feeling of worthlessness and being unloved.

Despite being among the more common, yet severe, depressive disorder, Manic depression, according to doctors could in reality be treated. There's no reason to worry too much about it, just conform to the proper procedures that the therapist will instruct you to do, take the proper prescribed medicines as well as the correct dose in order to help you (or your friend or loved one) overcome Manic depression. Individuals who are suffering from Manic depression should visit their therapist regularly to release their repressed emotions twith someone who can interpret and understand what they're going through compared to "normal" people.

While positive results for a Manic depressive patient can be reached by natural alternatives, a proper and more durable remedy from Manic depressive symptoms can still be best gained by seeing cognitive behavior therapists. Contrary to some beliefs, when it comes to psychiatric treatments, psychiatrists, preferably cognitive behavior therapists are still the most beneficial ones to consult for Manic depression, also as the ones who'll in all probability be capable to cure Manic depression suffers.


Cognitive Behavior Therapists, Depressed, Depression, Mood Disorder, Mood Swings, Treatment, Treatments

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author avatar Jerry Walch
5th Jan 2011 (#)

Bipolar depression needs to be taken very seriously. I have two friends who suffer from this order. Fortunately, their mates make sure that they stay on their meds.

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author avatar Jonathan
8th Mar 2011 (#)

Hey Jerry, im just wondering..; are your friends creative people, and if so, do you know if they feel like the medications are killing their creativity?

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author avatar Mark Gordon Brown
5th Jan 2011 (#)

My wife suffers but as you have said its often related to the hormones in her body.
Its hard for sufferers to get sympathy as most people do not really want to be around anyone with mood swings.

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author avatar Denise O
7th Jan 2011 (#)

As I have written on your other article, my brother suffers with manic depression.
I wish his could be solved by natural means and counseling.
He goes to a day school through the week, takes meds and it is still hard to control. Good info.
Thank you for sharing.:)

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