Manic Episode

A manic episode is not a disorder in and of itself, but rather is a part of a type of bipolar disorder. A manic episode is characterized by period...
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Cyclothymic Disorder Treatment

Table of Contents Psychotherapy Medications Self-Help Psychotherapy There is no clear treatment of choice for this disorder. Either psychotherapy or medication can be tried first, or in conjunction with...
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Bipolar Disorder Treatment

Table of Contents: An Introduction to the Bipolar Series Who Gets Bipolar Disorder? Causes of Bipolar Disorder Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder Treatment of Bipolar Disorder Frequently Asked Questions Further...
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Bipolar Disorder Symptoms

Bipolar disorder (also known as “manic depression”) is a disorder that is often not recognized or misdiagnosed as simply depression by the patient, relatives, friends, and even physicians. An...
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Mixed Episode Symptoms

A mixed episode (DSM-IV) is not a disorder itself, but rather is a description of a component of a specific type of bipolar disorder. A mixed episode is defined...
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