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Are bipolar people fidgety?

Are bipolar people fidgety?

During a manic or hypomanic episode with mixed features, people with bipolar disorder will experience depression alongside the agitation and anxiety that come with mania. It’s a period of increased vulnerability where a person may seem more irritable and emotionally fragile than during a manic phase.

Is it good to have all the symptoms of bipolar disorder?

Here’s the Good News—Yes, There IS Good News! Bipolar disorder is an episodic illness. We have all of our symptoms while in a mood swing. This means we are STABLE when we are not in a mood swing. The symptoms I list above usually go away when the illness is successfully managed.

Can a person with bipolar disorder not be violent?

People with bipolar do not have these symptoms unless the mood swings are raging. Prevent the mood swings, and you can prevent the dangerous, aggressive, and violent behavior. I have rapid cycling bipolar II disorder, with psychotic features.

Who is the author of love someone with bipolar disorder?

Julie A. Fast is the author of “Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder,” “Take Charge of Bipolar Disorder,” “Get it Done When You’re Depressed” and “The Health Cards Treatment System for Bipolar Disorder.” She is a columnist and blogger for BP Magazine and won the Mental Health America journalism award for the best mental health column in the US.

Is it possible to have a manic episode with bipolar I?

If you have bipolar I disorder, there is a 70% chance of full-on psychosis when you are in a full-blown manic episode. This psychosis can be very bizarre and mimic schizophrenia. The difference?

Here’s the Good News—Yes, There IS Good News! Bipolar disorder is an episodic illness. We have all of our symptoms while in a mood swing. This means we are STABLE when we are not in a mood swing. The symptoms I list above usually go away when the illness is successfully managed.

What kind of mood swings does bipolar disorder cause?

Overview Bipolar disorder, formerly called manic depression, is a mental health condition that causes extreme mood swings that include emotional highs (mania or hypomania) and lows (depression). When you become depressed, you may feel sad or hopeless and lose interest or pleasure in most activities.

Julie A. Fast is the author of “Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder,” “Take Charge of Bipolar Disorder,” “Get it Done When You’re Depressed” and “The Health Cards Treatment System for Bipolar Disorder.” She is a columnist and blogger for BP Magazine and won the Mental Health America journalism award for the best mental health column in the US.

People with bipolar do not have these symptoms unless the mood swings are raging. Prevent the mood swings, and you can prevent the dangerous, aggressive, and violent behavior. I have rapid cycling bipolar II disorder, with psychotic features.